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January 2018

Scran & Dram

New Hamburg floods every spring, sometimes spectacularly. I wanted to show Devon the flood plains, so before meeting Shauna for dinner we went to see the water wheel in New Hamburg. The water wheel sits right on the flood plains and I didn’t realize that this early in the year …

Bugs and Butterflies

For the past two weeks we’ve all taken turns fighting the flu. I got sick first, then Devon and Shauna spent this week being sick and cuddly at home together. But we also got to have a bit of fun in between: grandma Lorraine came over last weekend for a …

Lego Fun

Devon got some proper Lego blocks over the holidays from his great-grandma. He’s still learning how to play with the blocks — luckily, Shauna is a Lego wizard and built trucks, boats, houses, and a whole dragon for Devon to play with. The dragon goes around chewing all the other …

RESP 2017 Update

Despite being a pretty terrible year, 2017 did have one bright spot: stock markets around the world rallied far more than anyone …

Niagara Winter Hike

We picked a great time for a winter gateway. Just as the “bomb cyclone” was ramping up and temperatures were dropping, we …