Autumn Art

Aside from a few showers this past weekend, our fall weather has been unbelievable. As if the colours aren’t gorgeous enough in their own right, someone at a local park has turned them into a work of art. The leaves have been sorted by colour, strung onto thread and wrapped around the trees.

Wicked Witch of the East?

I was over at a friend’s house yesterday and had a good chuckle over where she keeps her gardening clogs. It looks like Dorothy set her house down in their back yard!

Tag, you’re it!

Phelan tagged me with this book meme yesterday. I’ve never done one before, so here goes: 1. One book that changed your life – hardest question first.Inventing the Future by David Suzuki. Read this as a teen. It was one of the first books that I ever read about environmental issues and it helped solidifyRead more

Sleepover Fun and the Roof

My daughter (Bee) had her best friend over for a sleepover last night. It’s so neat to see them growing up together (they’ve been joined at the hip since they were a year old), but it’s hard to believe it’s been 9 years already! Her mom is one of my closest friends, and we convenientlyRead more

If only we’d read this before signing our mortgage!

My husband and I had a good chuckle over this one: Man turns paper clip into houseBy Jeremy Cooke BBC News, Washington A Canadian man who set out to use the internet to trade a paper clip to get a house says he has achieved his aim.Kyle MacDonald, who is 26, made 16 trades overRead more

World Cup Fever

Our community has its fair share of proud Italians and they were out in full force after the World Cup final game ended yesterday afternoon. Commercial Drive (“The Drive”) was shut down due to the festivities, which exploded into the streets when the coffee shops and pubs couldn’t contain them anymore. This was the sceneRead more