A painting day…with dragons

Well, that was an unexpected treat! After last night’s gut wrenching return to the city in blizzard conditions, Kerstin decided to stay in town a full day and night and let everyone relax and recover. I got my daughter and our little girls for…

April 3, 2017

Late night ridiculous!

It’s Friday night, and so what are three city girls free for an evening going to do? So we found ourselves without the wee ones as their other grandmother took them for Friday night. Well, as it turns out, we walked down to the…

April 1, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend part three

Our last day up at Big White and we reluctantly packed the car and checked out of our condo, but we were not leaving the mountain. Not when the day dawned sunny and bright. The best of spring skiing. Since Sunday was the children’s…

March 29, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend part two

Sunday morning promised a bit of fresh snow and we couldn’t wait to get outside, so after breakfast, Kerstie put a pork roast into the oven for a slow cooked pulled pork for supper. And, since we were all excited, after some morning cuddles……

March 29, 2017

A ski resort holiday weekend in three parts

Part one: Hello there from us over here with jelly legs and arms. We’ve just returned from a long weekend at the most beautiful resort in my daughter Kerstin’s town. Chloe and I drove the 300 miles to Kelowna, and, after a rest, all…

March 28, 2017

Was that spring? Lol.

I took these few photos on a sunny day. Actually, the one sunny day in the winter/spring deluge that is the West Coast. One sunny day and that’s our lot for now as the weather shows rain all the way thru the next ten…

March 22, 2017

Nadine’s Art Challenge: Rituals and Routines

OK, apart form Earl Grey tea in the morning, (without which I would die!), and my daily phone call with Robbie when we’re in separate countries, I really have very few rituals or routines. I mean, I brush and floss and all that mundane…

March 18, 2017

Wearin’ of the Green

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! How’s the emerald world out there? In my little corner of the old globe there are hummingbirds. Two tiny hummingbirds on an old Irish jig titled Wearin’ of the Green. These are the two Anna’s hummingbirds who I’ve been feeding…

March 17, 2017