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June 2017

Food Trucks

Every other Wednesday evening we bike up to the church in our neighbourhood to grab dinner from food trucks. “We’re going to food trucks!” Devon yells at his friends at daycare on the way out. He’s quite excited about it, especially the ice cream trucks. When we get there, he …

Rainy Weekend

It’s been a rainy week and we’ve all be fighting off colds. In between storms we biked out to have a sushi picnic in the park. “Sushi!” is Devon’s favourite word, and he’s now learning to use chopsticks. It’s pretty cute: After naps he helped us cook mushrooms for dinner. …

Father’s Day

We woke up groggy after a night of cat howls to the sound of thunderstorms petter-pattering around us. Devon came into bed to give tiny cuddles and handmade cards. The card said I’m a superhero. He’ll be so disappointed in a couple of years. If there’s one thing I learned …

River Waddle

We went back to the Doon Heritage Village to pet sheep and learn about metallurgy in the blacksmith shop. And because today …

Yard Work

Shauna has been on a mission to tame the wilderness that is our yard. After all the spring rain, it’s not just …

Bubbles

We’ve been practicing blowing bubbles and it shows — Devon is now much better than me at blowing them.

Celebration of Life

We had a celebration of life ceremony for Grandpa Brent this weekend. It was sad and lovely. Everybody cried and shared stories. …

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb

With all the rain we got in May, our rhubarb grew and grew. Its biomass now exceeds that of a feisty toddler. …