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  • Last week was quite the week.

    Floods Massive flooding in BC has had devastating effects on the province. Some places got a month’s worth of rain in the space of 2 days – and southern BC is a rainy place during this time of year, so a month’s worth of rain here is a lot. Massive mudslides and flooding cut off […]

  • Belated Halloween Posting

    I have been quite remiss about blogging lately! I remember in October thinking “I should do NaBloMoPo1 again and then somehow it’s halfway through November and I hadn’t posted2. But once I got on my blog to write a posting for my mom’s birthday, that got me thinking that I really should do a posting […]

  • Happy Milestone Birthday, Mom!

    Today is my mom’s birthday and it’s a milestone one! I’m not going to say which one, but I really hope you have a great day, Mom, and remember, you are only as old as you feel! Age is just a number! The only thing worse than turning [redacted age] is not turning [redacted age]. […]

  • Happy Birthday Watson and Introducing Raven

    Yesterday Watson celebrated his 10th birthday! It was a bittersweet day, as it was his first birthday that he celebrated alone, without Crick here to celebrate too. It makes me sad that Crick didn’t make it to see double digits. Watson celebrated his big 1-0 with lots of pets and snuggles and crunchy treats, which […]

  • My Pandemic Birthday

    I actually had a birthday party in 2020. As unbelievable the idea of having dozens and dozens of people crammed into my 700 sq ft condo (sharing food and having drinks no less!) sounds right now, it is a thing I did, because my birthday is so early in the year. At that time, it […]

  • Low Key Christmas

    Christmas this year, like everything else this year, was different. Typically, I would go spent a couple of weeks at my sister’s place in Ontario over the holidays, but given the public health recommendation that we don’t travel outside our local community, and that you can’t have anyone from outside your household in your home, […]

  • NaBloPoMo – Day 24 – Happy 16th Birthday Madeline!

    Today was my niece’s 16th birthday! And since we all couldn’t be there to celebrate with her, we got on Zoom to sing happy birthday! I didn’t take a photo of everyone on Zoom, since I didn’t have everyone’s permission. But I can assure you there were lots of people there and we sang wildly […]

  • NaBloPoMo – Day 19 – Horseback Riding

    In my ongoing catching up of blogging about blogworthy things that I totally meant to blog about at the time and then didn’t, I give you horseback riding for Alicia’s birthday! It was way back in the old-timey days of late September, when it was still legal to socialize with people from outside your household. […]