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Holidays

Easter Camping

Last year we camped at MacGreggor Point right after Easter: it was chilly, but we had a tiny portable heater in our tent and a lot of fun. This year for Easter we decided early on it would be too cold for tent camping. So a couple of months back …

Family Day

We took Devon on a little trip to Bayfield for Family Day. We stayed at the Little Inn where Shauna and I got engaged — it’s a pretty fancy place, and for most of the weekend he got to run around pretending to be a fancy baby. He got to …

2018

2017 was a crummy year, and we were looking forward to a more peaceful 2018. The year started out lovely enough: We went on a winter hike along Niagara River Devon started to ski Our little boy turned four and graduated from preschool We had lovely camping trips to Long …

Giftmas

Devon tried hard to be a good boy this year. “But my brain is still growing,” he says, repeating an article on …

Christmas Bird Count

The Christmas Bird Count takes place every December, and because Devon loves birds it gave us a good reason to head outside …

School Concert

Devon had his first Christmas concert this week. All the young’uns in his class lined up to awkwardly sing Christmas Shark and …

Fa La La

As soon as December started we decided it was time to decorate. We started by decorating Devon and Ryder first: Then Shauna …

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 …

Thanksgiving Camping

The weather forecast for the long weekend called for some rain, but we packed our tent and went camping for Thanksgiving anyway. …

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 …