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Sleeping with the sharks

Every few months, Ripley’s Aquarium has a “Sleeping with the Sharks” overnight trip. What they don’t tell you, however, is that there is generally very little sleeping (but lots of sharks). Devon has been looking forward to the sharks for weeks. “Are we sleeping with the sharks today?” he asked …

Stratford Trip

Before the long weekend we took a quick trip to Stratford to see Rocky Horror. We initially wanted to bike to the show, but the October winds were pretty intense over the open fields. So, before heading out of town, we went for a lovely bike to Laurel Creek. Shauna’s …

Mushroom, Mushroom

For our wedding day five years ago (where did all that time go?), Shauna crafted magical, felted mushrooms to make our barn wedding feel woodsy and cozy: So to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary (the wood anniversary), we headed into the forest to find actual mushrooms. Long Point Eco Adventures …

Manitoulin Trip

Before leaving for the wilderness for two straight weeks, Devon learned to use the bear spray canister. Because we were heading way …

US Trip

Ironically, on Father’s Day the US managed to separate our tiny family too — I had to go on a business trip …

Spring Migration

Each spring we try to make it to Port Rowan to see the bird migration. For one week we live in a …

Spring Camping Trip

It hasn’t been the warmest spring, but we decided to take Devon camping at MacGregor Point anyway. We packed all our warmest …

Four!

Devon turned four this weekend. Such a big boy! Because he’s big enough now to start remembering trips, we decided to take …

Scran & Dram

New Hamburg floods every spring, sometimes spectacularly. I wanted to show Devon the flood plains, so before meeting Shauna for dinner we …

Bugs and Butterflies

For the past two weeks we’ve all taken turns fighting the flu. I got sick first, then Devon and Shauna spent this …