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July 2015

Vroom, vroom

We’ve been thinking about buying a car for a while now. Riding our bikes around town is so liberating, but also so much harder now that we have a tiny child and all the roads are clogged by construction. So we made spreadsheets, researched fuel economy and safety ratings. We …

Hillside

Last year we took Devon to Hillside Festival for the first time, and he napped through most of it. So this year he decided not to miss anything important, and he didn’t nap at all. He wiggled through an entire set of Chinese hard-rock music, ate all the ethnic food, …

Lunch time at TheMuseum

It’s been a crazy week: Shauna has been working for the last 10 days straight and had a conference in Toronto in between. So yesterday I took the morning off work so we could hang out together as a family, something we rarely get to do nowadays. We took Devon …

Cherry picking

We went cherry picking the other weekend on Paula’s farm. As soon as Devon saw the cherry trees he started begging for …

Keeping cool

Our AC broke down last year, which was no big deal since last summer felt like no summer at all: Devon spent …

Tea Nom

We didn’t realize until this summer that we have an amazing amount of bee balm growing in our yard. We looked it …

New friend

Devon has a new cousin — we all got to meet him for the first time last weekend. William was just born …

Very hungry caterpillars

We spent a long time this spring trying to bunny-proof our vegetable yard: we installed chicken fences, raised beds, and turned our …

Raspberries Yum

Every winter the bunnies in our yard prune all of our raspberry canes, but this year they found our apple tree slightly …

Odd Fish

We stopped by TheMuseum yesterday to visit the dinosaurs again. The animatronic dinosaur was still a big hit with Devon. This time, …