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Happy birthday mom

It’s not easy being a Christmas baby. One’s Boxing Day birthday is often very conveniently wrapped up with a Christmas celebration, but we’ve always tried to make it a special day for mom in some way. My mother turned 80 years young yesterday, and…

December 27, 2014

Hello from Sunday night, which turned into a Monday post again

Well, well, well, after days of leaden skies the promise of sunshine thru the velvet curtains turned the whole room rosy pink. Mornings like these make my world so much better. Milo and Morgan love the sun and try to hang out in the…

November 17, 2014

I aten’t dead yet!

That line is one of my favourite lines in fiction. For anyone who doesn’t read Terry Pratchett’s Discworld, this line is attributed to Granny Weatherwax, a witch, who lives outside the small village of Bad Ass, which incidentally is what my children figure that…

September 10, 2014

Random things I love

I love that I have green eyes and Chloe has blue and Jonathan and Kerstie have brown eyes. I love that I have the whole gamut in the family. Robert’s eyes are very unusual because they tend to be very chatoyant and can look…

December 27, 2013

Best time ever! An evening downtown with MUSE!

So had the best time ever! Evening out with my children, a lovely supper in historic Gastown and rocking out to MUSE. Adam, Kerstie, Bryson, Chloe and I drove to Gastown, parked up and walked to the Pourhouse for supper. We were going to…

February 7, 2013

Happy Halloween

On this special night let me show you the front porch and tell you a ghost story. A true ghost story. The first night we spent in our little cabin in the woods was a chilly May night over 20 years ago when Jon…

October 31, 2012