Movies in the park

We took Devon to his first big screen movie in Waterloo Park on Thursday. The movie started only after dark, which was a long wait for a little guy and way past his bed time. However, he was mostly a good boy and spent his time eating ice cream, cuddling, …

Big Boy Bike

I’ve been accumulating rusty curbside bicycles for Devon and hiding them around the house ever since he’s been born. After Devon smashed up his bike two weeks ago, we suddenly had a bike emergency and needed to fix him up a new ride. “Where did all of these come from?” …

Canada Day Camping

Heat wave. “Let’s camp this weekend,” we said. “We’ll be cool in a tent.” So we packed all of our gear, except, of course, the tent. But it all worked out: we glamped instead in a cottage basement which was nice and cool at night. During the day, Devon played …

Bike Drama

The last few rainy days did not stop up from riding our bike outside. However, smashing our bike into the curb until it fell to bits definitely did stop us: Devon was inconsolable for a few moments. Then he decided he’d rather drive a “submarine” and spent hours splashing around …

Graduation Day

We had a tiny emergency before Devon’s graduation: we let him eat a whole bucket of mulberries and accidentally turned him into …

US Trip

Ironically, on Father’s Day the US managed to separate our tiny family too — I had to go on a business trip …

Getting Ready for the Trade War

“What a terrible week!” We say this often to ourselves, but it’s always a surprise how much worse things can get. On …

Spring Migration

Each spring we try to make it to Port Rowan to see the bird migration. For one week we live in a …

Trees for Shauna

We wanted to surprise Shauna with some new trees for Mother’s Day. The trees surprised us instead: they arrived a day too …

Moose Fire Pit

The fire pit Devon and I scavenged from the side of the road was good while it lasted, but it only lasted …