2022 Highlights: December (pre-Christmas)

As predicted, December has been busy! No complaints here though - we have managed to stay pretty healthy (mostly) and had lots of fun things going on. We are now officially on winter break from school though my job continues to be extra busy. On my last highlights post, I had just celebrated my birthday.… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: December (pre-Christmas)

2021 Highlights: Week 49

This week has really thrown me for a loop. Monday arrived and brought snow! Not a lot but enough for some definite excitement. I was getting the girls ready for the day, getting Pearl ready for school, and texting with a friend group chat about something else when one friend asked if anyone else had… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 49

2021 Highlights: Week 7

Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,the world offers itself to your imagination,calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting -over and over announcing your place in the family of things.Mary Oliver, "Wild Geese" A snowy Saturday! A quiet holiday Monday at home.A sunny Tuesday walk and a picnic at the park park.… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 7

Snow Day (and other Christmasy moments)

We don't get a lot of snow in our part of Canada and when we do it tends to melt away pretty quickly. Despite seeing snow in the forecast, it was a lovely surprise to look outside this morning and realize the white stuff really was coming down. Pearl's seen snow just once before in… Continue reading Snow Day (and other Christmasy moments)

Searching for the Polar Vortex

While most of the continent seems to be cursing the polar vortex and staying inside, it's been sunny and (relatively) warm around here, so this weekend Peter and I went in search of snow.We found it.A little off-roading, a little ditch-crossing, and a lot of mud-splattering but found snow.We followed the tracks of some four-pawed… Continue reading Searching for the Polar Vortex

The Light of the World is Here

There is a magic that exists in the form of a snowy day. In that first moment after you wake up and you look out the window to see a world transformed. A world fresh and cleansed. Neither Peter nor I actually had a snow day but we enjoyed our snowy day nonetheless. The schools… Continue reading The Light of the World is Here