I’m Sitting Down Now!

Whew! I’m sitting down now, at last. It is 7:01 p.m. I’ve been on the go, and on my feet all day long, but for five or six, five to ten minute breaks. I am tired! The good kind of tired, the kind of tired that fills you up with endorphins and calm happy thoughts.… Continue reading I’m Sitting Down Now!

Another Busy Weekend, I Love Weekends

Oh the weather, it is wonderful! The heat waves seem to have abated, and it is now comfortable to sit outside on the back porch in the afternoons. The windows are open, the breezes play through the house. I am almost, not quite but almost, grateful to hear Yippy and Yappy the little dogs locked… Continue reading Another Busy Weekend, I Love Weekends

Labour Day Weekend

This morning, just as Attila was about the walk out the door and be off to work, the rain came down in buckets. It filled up two 1000 litre rain tanks. It has been weeks since we have had a soaking rain and Attila had to resort to using municipal water, expensive. Today I have… Continue reading Labour Day Weekend

Wildfires, Smoke, and Domestic Bliss

July 20, 2021 When I stepped out onto the porch yesterday morning, the air was hazy, heavy, and cloying. This morning the sun is attempting to shine through the haze. I can still see down the street, and across the yards, so visibility is not too bad, it is just very hazy. The consequences of… Continue reading Wildfires, Smoke, and Domestic Bliss

Living the Dream

Hot! Humid! This is not a day where I spend time on the back porch! It is comfortable here inside, thanks to the ground source heat pump. Most of our vegetable scraps are saved for making Vegetable Broth. Peels, cores, seeds, stems, all kinds of vegetative bits, that we don’t eat in our food, are… Continue reading Living the Dream