They’re here! Black file season has officially begun for us. We spent Friday and Saturday at the Rideau Camp. Friday was cloudy, and not terribly warm. We kept busy all day, Attila finishing the camp fire pit, and me burning wood and broken bits of brush in the camp fire pit. We had our usual… Continue reading Black Flies!
What a day! First, near our former residence, the country house, where our Ancestral Camp is located, they are expecting 31 cm of snow today. And the good news is, I am not there!!!!!! It is snowing here at Mist Cottage, and the predicted accumulation is between 2 and 4 cm, tropical! Next on my… Continue reading And The Good News Is…
This morning I decided to fill an hour or so with “virtual shopping”. What I mean by “virtual”, in this instance, is that I had no intention whatsoever of purchasing anything. I was only intending to pretend to shop. I visited Kijiji, and found nothing I was interested in. I visited Amazon.ca, and found nothing… Continue reading Need and Want
After a quiet, relaxing Christmas morning, Attila and I were ready for action! And action is what we got. Luna, Janus, and the Grandbabies arrived for Christmas dinner. They stayed until yesterday morning, but truth be told, it felt as if they came and went in just a few hours, the time passed to happily… Continue reading Imp and Elf and Tink
When all is said and done, there is one Christmas gift that remains in my memory and in my heart. It was given to me by my Mom. Mom made every Christmas special, which was a miraculous feat considering the circumstances of my youth. It was magical. We received gifts, but not necessarily the ones… Continue reading No Greater Gift