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July 2018

Puppy Surgery

Ryder has been growing fatty tumors on her belly for a few years now, but this summer they finally got big enough to get in her way. She developed a rash on her belly, and we finally decided it was time to operate. She went in for surgery on Thursday, …

Yard Snacks

Despite the fierce drought, it’s been a great year for yard snacks. Our raspberry patch invaded half the yard and not even Devon pretending to be a bear could keep up with the harvest: The potatoes we planted in May in our front yard are ready to pull out too, …

Yay Hillside!

We’ve been taking Devon to Hillside Festival since he was born (the first time he was just a tiny potato). But this was the first year when he started to groove along with the music. We had a dance party to San Fermin, cuddled during Plants and Animals, and bopped …

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 …

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 …

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, …