Why Do I Live Here Again…?

Why Do I Live Here Again…?

This is too much. Also (and I want to be proud of this, but I’m too depressed), Sault Ste. Marie has apparently broken a national record for snowfall this year. Twice. It’s only February, and sometimes we have snow right through April and into May. I...
Winter sport in Wawa, ON…

Winter sport in Wawa, ON…

This is how Ky and Carson dressed to go dog-walking with me. I got to lead (or be led by) both dogs, something that hasn’t happened since late fall. They seemed to fall back into old habits pretty well at first, but I did discover one thing the hard way: both...
This Greenhousey Thing Might Be Panning Out…

This Greenhousey Thing Might Be Panning Out…

My little balcony greenhouse seems to be doing surprisingly well… I really didn’t expect this. The above photo shows most of the very tiny space. I planted this cucumber from seed in October of 2015 – it’s still really tiny, as cucumber plants...
How to Piss Your Father Off from 250 Miles Away…

How to Piss Your Father Off from 250 Miles Away…

He really was a good guy – you just didn’t want to piss him off. I was an expert at pissing him off, whether I meant to or not. If there was a way to screw things up, and piss my dad off, I would manage it. Before Kyla was born, her dad and I would go down...
A Gift from the Universe…

A Gift from the Universe…

The dog asked me to take her to the park last night. It was cold. It was dark. It was late at night. I did not want to run the dog; I didn’t! She had that face on, though. If you’ve ever loved a dog, you know the face I’m talking about…. If I...