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Manitoulin Trip

Before leaving for the wilderness for two straight weeks, Devon learned to use the bear spray canister. Because we were heading way up North, Shauna bought bear repellent just in case. I pretended to be a bear, and it turns out Devon has good aim. “Watch out bears!” we said …

Heat Wave

Before the storms came through, we had a lovely heat wave over the Civic long weekend. Devon got to splash at the park and have a quick trip to the lake. Shauna and I got to ride our bikes to Bayfield. Lovely, lovely.

Allowance

We started giving Devon an allowance now that he’s realizing he’s a big boy. So far he’s getting two dollars per week — it was hard picking an amount since inflation is impacting toyland, and we want him to start ‘budgeting’ for toy purchases. The goal right now is to …

RESP Goals! (mid-year update)

Group RESPs are receiving extensive news coverage again for all the wrong reasons. We considered group RESPs when Devon was born and …

Puppy Surgery

Ryder has been growing fatty tumors on her belly for a few years now, but this summer they finally got big enough …

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 …

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 …

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, …