October seems like such a time of transitions for our family – three years ago we made a big transition and moved to Rochester on October 8th. We like to do a lot of big things at once. Remember that time we had a baby, then moved to NY, and sold our first home mid-move while driving across the interstate to Albany? [Read more…] about It’s our Rochesterversary!
September just began – WHAT! Suddenly we’re the parents of an almost-teenager, summer is over and the last year of middle school is upon us… [Read more…] about See You in September
So there we were, wearing our American flag tshirts, as we do every 4th of July (thanks for having a sale on those every year, Old Navy). Seems appropriate for us Canucks to try blending in on a national holiday such as the 4th.
We had just enjoyed a lovely dinner of homemade hamburgers grilled up on the back deck, and were moving on to the dessert portion of the evening. [Read more…] about That Time We Had The Most American 4th of July Ever… So Far
Today is our 18th anniversary. 18 years ago we stood up in front of family and friends, and made promises to each other. I’m not usually one to make big public declarations of love, but at eighteen years together I think I’d like to say this to the world. Or at least the three people that read our blog. [Read more…] about 18 and counting – that’s years, not kids!
Suddenly, we looked outside and the sun was shining, and when we ventured out, it was WARM! Today, in fact, my car said it was 98F when I turned it on after work. That means it was probably actually about 94-96F, but still. OH the warmth. I’ll be soaking up as much sunlight as I safely can to re-stock my vitamin D supplies, while trying to not turn the color of a cooked lobster.
So, we find ourselves at the end of June. [Read more…] about Summer Update
I love vegetable gardening. For a long time that was about the only type of gardening I enjoyed. Flowers can be high maintenance, and I’m just not into high maintenance things! I tend to kill them despite all good intentions to the contrary. However, when we moved to Rochester, I inherited some flower beds in this beautiful place we call home, and [Read more…] about The Black Thumb Is No More!