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X town and lunch

The lovely bright October sunshine. Sometimes it feels just too bright. Do you have that kind of light where you are? It’s the oblique angle of the autumn sun I think. I almost want to wear sunglasses inside the house. 🙂 I was so…

October 24, 2013

Happiness from Saturday night.

Remember I told you on Wednesday that my friend turned 100yrs old? Well, tonight was his birthday party. What a wonderful age, what a remarkable life! Chloe and I dressed in evening dress, drove to mom’s house and waited for her to get ready……

October 6, 2013

Where she relishes the last day of summer

How lucky can a girl get? The forecast was for rain, which must have been amended sometime between the downpour of last night and the shaky sun of this morning, and maybe it was a warm easterly wind and maybe it’s just because the…

September 21, 2013

Weekend review on a mosaic Monday

There’s a local joke that goes: “What comes after two days of rain in Vancouver?” “Monday!” Yeah, it’s not that funny if it’s your weekend. Saturday I promised mom some help with a supper she was hosting at her house. Eight guests, I was…

April 29, 2013

Getting out of the city

Suddenly it’s spring in Vancouver! Warm and lovely, and time to get out of the city, so Chloe, mom and I headed out of Vancouver for the country. Three generation, one 4wheel drive. We took my big car because I wanted to buy two…

March 30, 2013

Lesson learned last week:

Mom ran over a pot hole with her ridiculously expensive and altogether too-much-car-for-a-78-million-yr-old-lady 2012 E 300 Mercedes and took a chunk out of the sidewall of one of the low profile tires. She was very nervous driving it in that condition, so made an…

June 5, 2012

Here is a story from this weekend

Was sitting at the lake, (well, we call it a lake but it’s actually a small pond), with a camera, taking photos of pond life and my mother sat close by with her crossword puzzle, glass of wine and pen. Mom: “Four letters, starts…

September 10, 2011