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Holidays

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 find all the eggs filled with doggy treats. She didn’t need much help — she quickly sniffed what was going on and non-nonchalantly started to chomp down eggs …

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 …

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 …

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 …