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Celebration of Life

We had a celebration of life ceremony for Grandpa Brent this weekend. It was sad and lovely. Everybody cried and shared stories. Devon gave hugs and chased his cousins, and he seemed to understand what the day was about. He also got to wear his grandpa’s racing helmet and run …

Rhubarb Rhubarb Rhubarb

With all the rain we got in May, our rhubarb grew and grew. Its biomass now exceeds that of a feisty toddler. Devon helped us pull some out for eating as well as using as umbrellas: As soon as the local strawberries are out, we’re having a strawberry rhubarb party …

Pioneer Village

We took our dinosaur on a trip to the Doon Heritage Village. The dinosaur had a good time — and so did …

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 …

Cooking with Grandma

We spent some time improving our cookie cooking skills this week. “Who made these cookies?” we asked. “They’re delicious.” “I did,” Devon …

Say Goodbye

We learned that Grandpa Brent was back in the palliative care on Friday evening. Devon and I packed the car and went …

Bubbles

We got so good this year at blowing bubbles! Such fun! And because bubbles are fun, we got a bubble making machine …

Mom Crafts

Devon started the Mother’s Day celebrations with a huge temper tantrum. But the day soon turned around: he sneaked up to Shauna …