Last year we found the perfect fall escape, so with very little discussion, I went ahead and booked it again for this year.  We lucked out, and the weather was lovely.  On the first day, I finished my reading and knitting.  I was prepared for that happening, and I cast on a stranded hat with … Continue reading

cottage on the lake

Back home after a week spent at the lake in the most loveliest cottage.  It was splendid.  I won’t rub it in how sweet our holidays were.  It wouldn’t be fair. Some stuff worth mentioning in case it sparks something: If you’re looking for the perfect summer accessory, I picked up one of these light cotton … Continue reading


I’ve eaten too many banana coconut muffins.  Just saying. The peonies are in bloom all outside in the yard and inside on the mantle. I’ve signed up for David Suzuki’s 30×30 Nature Challenge, and I’m documenting it on flickr – it’s been a while since I’ve uploaded anything. I’m hooked on Kishi Bashi.  In.  Love.  … Continue reading


We’re back from our holiday!   We ventured upwards into the Laurentides, and the views and the food were out of this world.   There was lots of swimming and hiking, and I accomplished a lot of reading and knitting.   I probably mentioned that I’d like to move there about every five minutes while I feasted my … Continue reading