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Selfie Drone

I’ve been bugging Shauna for a long time to get us a selfie stick, but she had some hesitations. “Selfie sticks are the stupidest thing ever and everyone will laugh at you,” she said. So instead of a selfie stick, I found a selfie drone. It’s magical: it takes off …

Butterflies

It was too cold to spend too much time outside this weekend, so we went to see butterflies instead. In the winter, the butterfly conservatory always feels tropical and magical. Devon loved the trip: he got to hold stick bugs and butterflies and we got to snack on grasshoppers on …

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 …

Mushroom, Mushroom

For our wedding day five years ago (where did all that time go?), Shauna crafted magical, felted mushrooms to make our barn …

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 …