Monthly Archives: December 2017

Crazy Family

Yup – that’s crazy Alisa and even crazier Simon enjoying Christmas gifts! And the, after that, enjoying a Christmas morning walk through the snow with the dogs at Bannock Point. It was a lovely morning, starting with a ginormous apple … Continue reading

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Not a Creature is Stirring

It’s quite true. There are three people currently in this house – one each floor – and I do believe I am the only one exhibiting any movement. On top of that there are two dogs (two separate floors) ditto … Continue reading

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Sun! (And Alisa!)

Glory be! The clouds disappeared and the sun came through – just in time for Alisa’s plane to land! Hurrah! She’s here! Our house is suitably decorated. Gifts under the tree. Essentially everything is done – and that means that … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like…

What do you think? Great tree – right? Okay – tomorrow I will post a picture of our real tree but try not to expect too much more. We’ve hauled it into the living room, where its broad, unpruned branches … Continue reading

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More Snow

Yes, that’s right: more snow. It’ still falling down. I have no idea when it will stop. We are so done with it! But on to what’s next: things to be happy about. First, today is solstice – the shortest … Continue reading

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Snow Day

Another one of those days when all you can say is, “Didn’t go as planned.” It started with the power going off at about midnight (again!) and snow continuing to fall until we woke up to a hint of clear … Continue reading

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Long Short Story

And that, dear readers is your oxymoron of the day. Yes, at 5,500 words and 18 single spaced pages, that is definitely the longest short story to date. It was a touch experimental. But I loved the idea. I’ll have … Continue reading

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