The Goal

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while now but haven’t been really sure of how to start or what to really say at all. So here goes nothing. I’m 38 years old and I’m a little mushy all over…and I don’t want to be mushy all over. I’m 38 years old, work … More The Goal

Memories on Paper

I mentioned in my last post that I had made a pie for D’s birthday.  It was a lemon cream pie with fresh, warm blueberry compote, complete with homemade crust. It was a pie I had never made before but was quite confident I could make. But where did I get the recipe?  From my … More Memories on Paper

Winter Blahs

oh the weather outside is frightful…. Living in Ontario Canada means we have to put up with all four seasons. Sometimes Mother Nature even lets us have all four seasons in a week. One day it’s sweaters and running shoes, and the next is winter jackets and boots. Currently it is windy, cold and snowy … More Winter Blahs

The end of summer 

It’s been a while since I have blogged.  To be honest, life has been pretty busy and what time remains at the end of the day has been spent curled up and reading.  Something pretty big happened a few weeks ago.  We adopted a black lab named Bella. She’s eleven months old, a runt, and … More The end of summer 

The Day Nemo Died

It’s been a rather sad day here in our house. Before leaving for work, I went to feed our fish Nemo, and found him dead. Not that there is a good time for these things to happen, but it could have been better timing. The child that owns that fish was still sleeping and I … More The Day Nemo Died

Father’s Day

I have his fingers. I have his extremely white legs that don’t tan. I have his love of music. I have his passion for cooking. I have his need to go camping. I have his desire to hold onto the past like a rare treasure. And he has my heart.  He is the man that … More Father’s Day

Camp kids

A hard top tent trailer, five people, two nights and one chipmunk. We are only a half hour away from home but it feels a world away. The five of us are snug in the tent trailer and at times I wish I had a different trailer but I’m glad we have this time together.  … More Camp kids