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Niagara Winter Hike

We picked a great time for a winter gateway. Just as the “bomb cyclone” was ramping up and temperatures were dropping, we went for a tiny vacation to Niagara-on-the-Lake. Niagara-on-the-Lake is probably the warmest part of the province, but it was still freezing with windchill temperatures dropping in the -30C …

Success!

The cat house Devon built has been a success. Gigi was hesitant about it at first, but now loves to sprawl in her new house and look out the window at the birds. This evening she even climbed up on the roof — we’ll find out how sturdy the house …

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 …

Shark!

Devon came down with a cold this weekend, so we decided to join forces with three additional toddlers for a road trip …

Fall at the Farm

Not only is our friend Paula an awesome matchmaker (she hooked up Shauna and me), she’s also a pretty great farmer. Her …

Bats!

Devon is so excited for Halloween. His favourite toy this week is a bat he got from the Halloween store: it’s slightly …

Owl Tree

Devon’s daycare is snuggled between two lovely trails and a lake filled with geese. Some days we go for quick strolls after …

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 …

Wine Trip

It’s been four busy, lovely years since Shauna and I got married. I got quizzed about this since I got the answer …

Hurricane Season

Hurricane Devon landed near Lake Huron this weekend — he was wild and unpredictable for two entire days: The fault is probably …