Gentle Ben

It occurred to me the other day, looking at the category for so many of these posts, that the title reads: Kids, Dog and Laundry. Kids and laundry are no mystery, but I realized I hadn’t properly introduced you to Dog. Profuse apologies.

This, internet, is Ben.

Benny is, objectively and […]

Where’s Ducky when you need him?

We live in downtown Toronto, which means even on a clear night, we don’t see a lot of stars. We see the bright ones, the big ones, but those tiny ones that look like scattered sugar just don’t pop. You know how when you’re trying to look at one of those faint stars, you look […]

Sweet Sip

Here’s the thing: I camp, and I drink wine. I can drink beer, but mostly I don’t. I can drink lots of other things for that matter, but I mostly drink wine. And for YEARS, I’ve been schlepping along one awkward patio wine glass after another with the camping dishes trying to […]

Alone time

Ohhhhh, hello there, internet. Yes, it has been a while; sorry about that. It comes from the CRAZY that is my house these days. And I mean that if not in the best way, then at least in the most kind way. Actually, this is the first hour I’ve had alone since Friday afternoon, at […]