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Trips

Bike Fixer Upper

Devon and I biked nearly two thousand kilometres this year, and I’ve been pulling him behind in his little chariot most of the way. Fun: And because he’s been growing like a weed, he’s been getting increasingly heavier to pull. With all that weight on the bike we managed to …

Hillside Weekend

Devon’s now big enough to dance at Hillside like he means it. We’ve been taking him since he was tiny, tiny, tiny and it’s lovely to see how much he’s embracing the festival now. The entire weekend he survived mostly on songs, clapping and junk food. He didn’t get to …

Manitoulin Road Trip

We drove up to Manitoulin Island to scatter Grandpa Brent’s ashes — the island was one of his favourite places. Because it’s such a long but lovely drive, we stopped along the way to camp with Devon. He’s reached the age now where every moment of wilderness is fantastic: the …

Sven

I took Devon shopping last week — he’s always excited about it: He was even more excited to pick a reindeer from …

River Waddle

We went back to the Doon Heritage Village to pet sheep and learn about metallurgy in the blacksmith shop. And because today …

Lake Life

The week we spent near the lake after Grandpa Brent passed away was incredibly sad, but also unexpectedly beautiful. Devon and I …

Haircut

Because it takes serious negotiating to convince Devon to get a haircut, it’s been months since the last time we cut our …

Fairy Lake

Fairy Lake is right next to the hospital in Southampton. We spend a lot of time in the area visiting grandpa. And …

Beach Day

The weather this week hit a 30 degree high, so we took our bike down to the beach on the way to …

Evening in the yard

Grandpa Brent was transferred back to Southampton, so we left Owen Sound and followed along. Shauna leaves in the evening to spend …