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Break-in

No sooner did we finish fixing our bike than someone sneaked into our house in the middle of the night and stole it along with our camera gear. It’s been pretty upsetting. We spent the last two days contacting police and insurance companies, and replacing the locks on our doors. …

Food Trucks

Every other Wednesday evening we bike up to the church in our neighbourhood to grab dinner from food trucks. “We’re going to food trucks!” Devon yells at his friends at daycare on the way out. He’s quite excited about it, especially the ice cream trucks. When we get there, he …

Yard Work

Shauna has been on a mission to tame the wilderness that is our yard. After all the spring rain, it’s not just our rhubarb that’s gargantuan: our grass is knee-deep, our mint patch now covers half our front lawn, and the weeds are attacking the little that’s left of our …

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb

With all the rain we got in May, our rhubarb grew and grew. Its biomass now exceeds that of a feisty toddler. …

Earth Day

Earth Day was on Saturday — the first warm, sunny weekend we got to spend together since at least last year. So …

Digging this weather

Spring has been here on and off for the past few weeks. Devon is rediscovering the yard again, and trying out all …

Couch

The Costco couch in our living room survived childbirth, cats, years of dog farts, and other shenanigans. However, it could not survive …

One cat year

It’s been a year since Shauna brought Gigi home. She was a shy, scrawny kitty when she came into our lives. Now …

Time for Action

My bad hombres at the Guelph #womensmarch A photo posted by Grammarnatrix (@grammarnatrix) on Jan 21, 2017 at 12:54pm PST Confession time: …

Marbles

We were all pretty sick this weekend. Luckily, we had marbles to keep us entertained: The marble run is fun for the …