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May 2015

Rain, finally

We’ve been waiting for rain for a long time. This has been one of the driest springs we remember — all of our plants were stressed despite our best efforts to keep up with the watering. And when the rain finally came, it came all at once. After 24 hours …

Tiny Dog Person

We somehow made a tiny dog person. Devon loves dogs in all shapes and sizes, loves squeezing and slobbering over their faces. His first word was “dog,” and every morning he is still excited to see his puppies:

Outlaw food trucks

The Outlaw Food Truck festival in Downtown Kitchener was surprisingly law-abiding, so we biked over with Devon, who is a consummate people watcher: The truck food was good, but Devon’s favourite by far was the Mango Lassi server by the Indian food truck. Shauna gave him a sip from her …

Owl butt

Devon got a pair of owl pants for his birthday from his aunty Barb.  They’re soft and he loves running around the …

Dandelions (part 2)

Because we are really good at raising dandelions, we got to taste a couple of different dandelion recipes this spring.  Devon is …

Gardening weekend

Devon and I just planted potatoes in the yard. Nibble, nibble. Dig, dig. Pat, pat. He’s a good potato planter. He’s been …

Mother’s Day

Devon and I love Shauna a lot — she’s a great mom. So we’ve been plotting for a long time to get …

Eat your greens

May is an exciting month for us: we try to eat most of the stuff that grows in our neighbourhood. Yesterday we …

Birthday Parties!

Because Devon is such a party guy, we had two birthday parties to celebrate that he turned one!  For the first party …

Doggy birthday

This week has been full of celebrations — today is Ryder’s birthday.  She’s turning nine, but she’s still a puppy at heart.  …