Monthly Archives: May 2011

three year old logic

Yesterday, when we woke up the windows were covered with dew, and there was fog everywhere. Donovan looked out the window and said, “Mommy, I know where fog comes from!” “Oh really buddy? Tell me why it’s foggy out.” I responded. “The frogs come up from the pond, breath on the window, and then go back to the […]

two kisses for maddy

I’m not sure when exactly I started reading Matt’s blog, it might have been last year, or maybe even two or more years now? All I remember is from the moment I read the first few lines, I was hooked. Could not get enough, could not root hard enough for this suddenly widowed, now single dad. […]


I realized the other day that I haven’t posted a “day/week/month in the life” series recently, so today this is catch up day, and you will be bombarded with pictures taken with my phone over the past month or so.  Every night before I go to bed I check in on Donovan, who is usually […]

pond stories

There are times that I look outside my window, and I honestly cannot believe that I live here. Water is a very scarce resource when you live in the semi-arid environment of Southern Alberta, and to be living with a natural spring fed (dammed) pond in my backyard, well it’s almost unheard of. The gratitude […]

just a word

I came across this post on one of my favourite bloggers sites this morning. There is no point in my trying to summarize it, I wouldn’t do it justice. So go, read, and then let me know what you think:   just a word    ?