Monthly Archives: July 2010

…talk amongst yourselves…

  I’ve spent the better part of today unpacking and repacking desks, drawers, closets and shelving… It seems that in all of the chaos and excitement of the last move, I’ve lost the backup from my desktop computer…the backup of … Continue reading

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…the stuff that dreams are made of

     I’ve had two reoccurring dreams for as long as I can remember.  The first involves watching the swell of a tsunami as it travels toward me, then stories above…a wall of grey-green water as high as I can … Continue reading

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Meet my executive assistant – Thomas the Wonder Cat

  When we first saw this fuzzy little guy he was in a cage at the Petland SPCA adoption centre in Nanaimo – trying to figure out how to work the lock without opposable thumbs.  When we went back a few … Continue reading

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Right in the heart of the city…

  Meewasin Trail July 2010    SR had an appointment yesterday that included dilating his pupils to the size of dinner plates, followed by Clockwork Orange inspired eye-poking and blinding lights of torture… so I was enlisted as chauffeur. (I know … Continue reading

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Consequences

Listening to the CBC wax poetic about Saskatchewan roller derby this morning: Me: *sigh* I’m just too old to fall down SR:  You’re NOT to old to fall down! Me:  🙂 SR:  You’re never too old to fall down…you’re too … Continue reading

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There’s fungus amungus

I would expect to see these fellows growing in the deep dark of some coastal forest…but in my backyard in the middle of the prairies?  Things are a bit damp round these parts – I’ve been told this isn’t the way … Continue reading

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Craig…

Mary Shelley wrote in Frankenstein, “…the companions of our childhood always possess a certain power over our minds which hardly any later friend can obtain.” It’s the shared discovery of love, laughter, adventure, risk, betrayal and loss that keeps him … Continue reading

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Best coffee name…evah

If you’re from BC…or have been to BC…or have spent any time around someone who is from, has been to BC, you will know why this is making me laugh.  If not, what are you waiting for?  Mountains, ocean, purple … Continue reading

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