A Little Easter Fun

Happy Easter everyone! It’s Easter Monday, and I’m sacked out on the couch after spending most of the day having a great visit with neighbor kids. Our bodies are recovering from that last push of lots of Easter services, and adjusting to having sugar in our diets again. In between the necessary things, I found … More A Little Easter Fun

Rainbow Cat-icorn Cake

Stringbean turned 9 on Thursday! And yesterday, we had a birthday party for her. Our communal obsession with cakes has taken many forms. For Stringbean, she has been working on her birthday cake design for months. We had to negotiate a bit to fit her expectations within my abilities, but in the end, we achieved … More Rainbow Cat-icorn Cake

Make 9 2022

So, I was sitting in bed on December 27th, and this happened. I was making lists of lists, and it sort of…. congealed. The number 9 is arbitrary, but it’s also… pretty. Now, it’s entirely possible that excessive planning is an advance symptom that I am getting a cold. That was definitely the case this … More Make 9 2022

Orange Shirt Day

Today, for the first time, Orange Shirt Day is being observed as a national statutory holiday in Canada. (Like a federal holiday in the US.) It’s officially called the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. I wrote a little bit about my perspective on Orange Shirt day earlier this summer. You see here a family … More Orange Shirt Day