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Happy Holidays

We stayed home for Christmas this year, and it was pretty lovely. Not having anywhere to go, we had a few days to enjoy feeding cardinals in our yard, going for a long sleigh ride to look at Christmas lights in the park, toboggan down hills, and make a Christmas …

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 all we tried to keep Devon informed of what was happening in our lives, but also keep him happy. He just turned three this year: he’s precocious and …

Holiday Cheer

Christmas came to our house suddenly last weekend. Devon (and the cat) helped us bring up the ornaments from storage and set up the Christmas train. Gigi loves Christmas, but not locomotion. After dinner we went shopping for the shiniest lights. Shauna is good at finding sparkly things. We went …

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 …

Taco Party

National Taco Day sneaked up on us in the middle of this week while we weren’t ready. To make up for it, …

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 …

Mom Crafts

Devon started the Mother’s Day celebrations with a huge temper tantrum. But the day soon turned around: he sneaked up to Shauna …

Easter Trip

After spending a week apart, it was nice to go on a little trip together over the holidays to visit family. Devon …