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My dad turned 65

Last weekend we celebrated my dad’s 65th birthday.┬áIt was an intimate celebration with family and friends, the best kind of birthday party. The afternoon started off with some cards and … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

I went to Washington

At the end of February I had a work thing in Gaithersburg, Maryland which is about an hour outside of Washington. This was my first time in the DC area … Continue reading

March 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Life is sweet

We’ve had a warm snap over the last week which prompted my family to tap the maple trees. Kirby and I had planned a visit so he could go skiing … Continue reading

February 26, 2017 · 1 Comment

I went to Saskatoon

It’s true, I went to Saskatoon. And unlike most people from Ottawa who have to travel to Saskatoon for work, I was really looking forward to it. Partly, because I … Continue reading

February 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Christmas 2016

For me, the Christmas season started on December 2nd when I went to see the Nutcracker ballet with some friends of mine from work. We started the evening off with … Continue reading

January 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fourth annual Christmas baking

Last weekend Sylvie and I undertook our fourth annual Christmas crafting weekend. We were pretty excited because this year we had a digital candy thermometer and a plan that was … Continue reading

December 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Autumn fun

At the end of October we went to Orford to visit my mom. While we were there, mom decided it was time to harvest the first lemon off her Myers … Continue reading

November 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Visiting the Tarzwells

This Thanks Giving marked the 50 year wedding anniversary for Don and Elayne. It was the perfect excuse for the whole family to get together. On Friday morning we arrived … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

2016 Summer catch-up

In the grand-scheme of things, we’ve had a pretty quiet summer; we didn’t have any big camping trips or much time off. But we did take advantage of our weekends … Continue reading

October 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

It was our anniversary…

At the beginning of July, it was my 35th birthday and our 5 year wedding anniversary. Serendipitously, one of our favourite bands, Lord Huron, was playing in Montreal on July … Continue reading

August 1, 2016 · 1 Comment