Welcoming a New Clan Member

We welcomed a new clan member this weekend. Wee tiny Angus is 12 weeks old and 3 pound of black fuzz and purr. He’s overly fond of cuddling, keyboards and eyelashes (yes he’s freaked out by them and has to investigate when you’re laying down). Cheffie named him, and although he says he’s “Black Angus”,… Read More »

Vacation’s over

I’ve been off the last week. But certainly not resting! In between watching multiple airings of my beloved #Outlander (yes I’m completely addicted – can you blame me?), I was a busy girl. After reading these novels for 20 years and debating hotly with fellow addicts who would play Jamie, I think they nailed it.… Read More »

Daddy’s Girl

I’ve been quiet for a while because the difficult time that I just went through was impossible to capture when it was so emotionally gut wrenching. A few years ago, my father was diagnosed with terminal lung cancer. He battled his way through each round of treatment, always with his trademark dignity and good humour intact.… Read More »


I have been meaning to do a blog post for a while but something always got in the way. Meaningless, trivial things that really were no excuse for missing an update. Then a life and death situation happened to a family member. One we are all trying to come to terms with in our individual… Read More »

Spring has Sprung

Well the vortex is slowly leaving. It’s still not “warm” but it’s not “freeze the balls off a brass monkey” anymore. I did a bit of damage at the garden centre. It warmed up enough today so I could plant things. Here’s the evidence: Everything is now planted or moved or repotted. Will pick up… Read More »