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June 2018

Bike Drama

The last few rainy days did not stop up from riding our bike outside. However, smashing our bike into the curb until it fell to bits definitely did stop us: Devon was inconsolable for a few moments. Then he decided he’d rather drive a “submarine” and spent hours splashing around …

Graduation Day

We had a tiny emergency before Devon’s graduation: we let him eat a whole bucket of mulberries and accidentally turned him into a smurf. Scrubbing him in the bathtub did nothing: “It will be fine — he has a perfect five o’clock shadow,” I said. Shauna disagreed, so after some …

US Trip

Ironically, on Father’s Day the US managed to separate our tiny family too — I had to go on a business trip leaving Shauna and Devon at home. It was a long, lovely drive to Boston, and I had plenty of time to think about the policy of caging young …

Getting Ready for the Trade War

“What a terrible week!” We say this often to ourselves, but it’s always a surprise how much worse things can get. On …

Spring Migration

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