2021 Highlights: Week 46

Another week of extreme rain. Am I sounding like a broken record? It rained most of last weekend and then we had another rain warning Sunday night into Monday. Lots of flooding in the Fraser Valley, just outside of Vancouver and a pretty insane amount of rain here. This is what our backyard looked like… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 46

2021 Highlights: Week 43

I really thought this was going to be our week to get back into routine, to recover from the busy-ness of recent weeks. Alas, it was not to be. After months of good health last year (thanks social distancing and hand washing!), this seems to be our year of catching everything. Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 43

2021 Highlights: Some Weeks in October

Life has felt busy and a little chaotic these past two weeks and, as sometimes needs to happen, I've let the blog slip to the wayside. Doing my best to catch up once more and so put out a little update on our lives. There is always a balance I try to find between sharing… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Some Weeks in October

2021 Highlights: Week 40

Mask mandates have changed (again) and masks are now required for all students in schools. Previously, they were only required for students in grades 4 and older. While we've always encouraged (and often required) our girls to wear masks in public spaces, Pearl has never been in the habit of wearing a mask at school.… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 40

Rose is 4!

This girl is 4! Rose celebrated her birthday at the end of September and, oh my goodness, what a gift she is! Rose is full of personality and passion. She is little but loud and she is rarely shy about expressing herself. She is affectionate, always up for a cuddle, and quick to say, "I… Continue reading Rose is 4!

2021 Highlights: Week 38

Last Sunday was crisp and sunny, a perfect late summer day. We had Bella the Dog staying with us so went for a walk along Chapman Creek. We watched the salmon on their journey upstream, climbed on the rocks along the riverside, and then went to my in-laws’ to pick pears and apples from their… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 38