Peace Pilgrim

January 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

There are a lot of things a person could admire about Peace Pilgrim. At the age of 44, she became the first woman to walk the entire length of the Appalachian Trail in a [...]

Telling Our Stories

December 22, 2016 // 3 Comments

On a Marengo Saskatchewan morning in 1925 my great-grandmother made a grisly discovery. She woke her 22-year-old son with the words, “Come see what your father has [...]

A Christmas Miracle

December 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last week, as I made the hour drive down to visit my parents, the giant overhead road warning sign flashed “Vehicle Incident Ahead. Expect Delays.” In true [...]

We’ve Turned Up Old

December 6, 2016 // 4 Comments

Years ago my father in law was aghast at having run into an old acquaintance who he felt hadn’t aged well. “He turned up old!” he exclaimed. Well, today [...]

The Bowl on the Wall

December 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

Whenever my father would open a gift he would smile and say, “Most exquisite, what in the dickens is it?” For some reason those were the words that flew through [...]

A Blue Christmas

December 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

As we head into our third apartment Christmas, I have finally realized all our log home themed ornaments look ridiculous in our new (newish?) environment. For the past two [...]

The Power of a Sign

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

When we moved into our apartment two years ago there was a sign Scotch taped to the breaker box in our in-suite laundry room. Every time I did a load of laundry I [...]

Adult Colouring Books

November 7, 2016 // 2 Comments

I am amassing a collection of adult colouring books as well as various colouring implements. Yesterday I realized I hate colouring. In fact, I have always hated colouring. [...]

Frosty Fall

October 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

  So this is happening.   It’s not unusual for us to get snow in October…or August for that matter. What IS unusual is this snow’s [...]