Happy St. Patrick’s Day

It’s a bit strange this year – usually I’d be cooking a fancy dinner for St. Patrick’s Day. Instead we’ll be on our first cross-Atlantic plane in four years. With everything that has been going on to get the house ready to list we haven’t spent as much time planning as we should have. Nonetheless,… Continue reading Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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Happy International Women’s Day

Today we recognize the struggle, determination, and victories of generations of women and girls as they fight for a more equal world. Today we stand together. Now we need to work on the other 364 days . . . When women lead amazing things happen. Happy International Women’s Day.

Be prepared to be moved

This is a long weekend here in Ontario – the Family Day weekend. It makes for a nice mid-winter break for families to take it easy and enjoy time together. There is no taking it easy for Paul and I – the painter starts tomorrow. We are painting the three bedrooms that we have never… Continue reading Be prepared to be moved

Cat Food

We have two cats – Jake and Lucca. They have different approaches to food. Jake is like a Great Blue Whale slicing through a bed of krill, mouth wide open, sucking in everything in his wake. Lucca is more methodical, he likes to breath between mouth fulls of food. Jake finishes up first and shoves… Continue reading Cat Food

Busy, busy, busy

After meeting with Jennifer last week I set upon working on my long list of pre-listing tasks. A new dishwasher and refrigerator will be arriving in early February and installed. I ordered online using Jennfier’s corporate discount and saved about $800. Oddly, even though we won’t be using these appliances for very long at all,… Continue reading Busy, busy, busy

Winter Wandering

It was a sluggish Christmas. Quiet, low key, lots of eating and drinking and little activity. By Boxing Day we were both feeling the need to get out of the house. We ended up at Coronation Park in Oakville. There was a nice trail along the shore of the lake. It was cold but so… Continue reading Winter Wandering

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