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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 Thursday, even though Devon went to help us vote for the NDP, Ontario elected an unethical kleptocrat who literally steals from widows and orphans. “Did the bad man …

Four!

Devon turned four this weekend. Such a big boy! Because he’s big enough now to start remembering trips, we decided to take him on a weekend adventure in Niagara Falls. Shauna and I discovered some neat hikes last time we were there and we wanted to share them with him. …

Car Care

It’s been a long winter for the cars too. The Cobalt started making terrible sounds, so Devon helped me change tires and …

Back to winter

We were wrong about that whole spring thing. We got maybe two full days of spring this year, but they were lovely …

Spring, finally

The last weeks of winter wore us down. Just when we thought we made it through, we all came down with tummy …

Birthdays and Alligators

Shauna celebrated her birthday last week and we had a few get-togethers to celebrate. As always, Devon (whose birthday is not for …

First Ski Trip

Devon was pretty excited to go skiing. Shauna had her doubts. “Mom said I’m going to slip off the ski lift and …

Feeling better

We’ve all been sick for two weeks straight. This weekend we started feeling well enough to venture outside. It’s almost spring — …

Wild Weather

We’ve been learning a lot about weather lately. The Waterloo Region Museum has an interactive wild weather exhibit where you can get …