Heat Pump Heating: Thoughts and Observations

Another sparkly, cold, brittle, blue, sunny day! I had a sleepless night last night. Every so often I would rise from my bed, pad barefoot to the living room, to lift the curtain to gaze at the bright stars above. They seemed so bright, mesmerizing, reassuring. I am a transient form of stardust. Ginger silently… Continue reading Heat Pump Heating: Thoughts and Observations

The Weekend

Friday, February 27, 2015 Last night may have been our coldest night of the winter here at the little house in the city! This morning, early, around 6:00 a.m., around the time the temperature usually dips to its lowest point, the house gave one loud, resounding “crack”! This happens frequently at the country house, as… Continue reading The Weekend

Little Bits

Congratulations are in order for Rymal, who recently took possession of a new apartment. Sending good wishes for you in your new home! During our renovation vacation we managed one recreational day. We sort of blew it though. We started out with a picnic lunch, heading for a provincial park for a hike. However, I… Continue reading Little Bits