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Cat House

It took team work, planning, and perseverence but we did it: we built a cat house for Gigi. This summer I scavenged roadside lumber with the goal of making Devon a toddler bed. Since I was unsure how structurally sound that would be, we decided to first build a scale …

Fire Starter

Devon was so helpful last time we made backyard marshmallows that this time we mostly let him run the fire pit by himself. He’s really proud of his wood chopping skills: After a few too many marshmallows and glasses of juice (and wine), our backyard party advanced to the point …

Catnapping

As it turns out, Jasper was not a stray kitty despite looking all mangy and scrawny when he showed up on our doorstep last week. He lives with the people across the street. They came over yesterday to claim him. It was bittersweet: we’re glad he has people to look …

Jasper

Devon named the stray cat Jasper. In the morning, we take him outside to smell the flowers. “I love you kitty,” Devon …

Found Cat

We were still unpacking our bags last night when a stray kitty came up to say “hello.” He followed us around like …

Marshmallow Night

Devon is spending a few days at the lake with Grandma and Grandpa. Before he left, we had a backyard marshmallow party …

Midyear 2017 RESP Update

At Mom and Pop Investments we’re focused on the future. Our primary goal is to ensure that what little capital we have …

Backyard Party

It was a busy weekend in our backyard. Devon got a set of bocce balls — he loves smashing things: Later during …

Break-in

No sooner did we finish fixing our bike than someone sneaked into our house in the middle of the night and stole …

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 …