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Holidays

It’s Halloween … almost

We brought up the Halloween decorations this weekend. Devon immediately got hooked on to the Devil horns, and started acting accordingly. He’s really excited about pumpkins and trick or treating. So on Saturday he carved his first pumpkin — it was hard work:

Thanksgiving Camping

The weather forecast for the long weekend called for some rain, but we packed our tent and went camping for Thanksgiving anyway. We set up at MacGregor Point for possibly the last time this year. It was lovely. Rain did come overnight, but the days were lovely and warm. Devon …

Trees for Shauna

We wanted to surprise Shauna with some new trees for Mother’s Day. The trees surprised us instead: they arrived a day too early and we rushed over to pick them up on Saturday. The tree pickup was at the Organic Farming center in Guelph and everything smelled like compost. Devon …

Doggy Easter Egg Hunt

We took Ryder for her first Easter egg hunt. It was a blistery day but Devon was really excited to help her …

Happy Holidays

We stayed home for Christmas this year, and it was pretty lovely. Not having anywhere to go, we had a few days …

2017 In Review

2017 has been a horrible year: illness, suffering, loss, a break-in, hurricanes, and whatever fascist nightmare we have suddenly awaken. Through it …

Holiday Cheer

Christmas came to our house suddenly last weekend. Devon (and the cat) helped us bring up the ornaments from storage and set …

Bats!

Devon is so excited for Halloween. His favourite toy this week is a bat he got from the Halloween store: it’s slightly …

Fall Work

It’s been a lovely, late fall. Devon has been helping us clean the yard before winter, and in return for the help …

Thanksgiving Road Trip

The Thanksgiving weather has been so lovely, we spent two entire days splashing around Lake Huron not even wearing pants. Devon loved …