On Friday, Jason and I were feeling ambitious. We packed up the kids and headed to the fruit farm. It seemed like a good idea at the time, but quickly became far more difficult and chaotic than I’d anticipated. (Surely I should have figured this out by now, but it never ceases to catch me […]
It seems that my town has gone completely chainsaw-crazy this summer. Trees are being cut down everywhere. The high-pitched revving of the chainsaw and the accompanying rumble of the wood-chipper are the sounds of the season. Every morning by 9 a.m., I can hear them start up somewhere around town. While I understand the need […]
For the first time since starting Feisty Red Hair, I’m going to take a short planned break from blogging until the end of our family vacation. My desire is to unplug as much as possible during these last few days of summer. See you at the beginning of September!
I’ve just gotten back from a glorious day spent exploring Ontario’s Huron coast, thanks to a spontaneous whim that struck me at breakfast. Actually, it wasn’t the whim that got us on the road so much as it was my obliging husband who agreed to indulge my whim. We whipped up the dishes, packed the […]
It’s early morning and I’m sitting alone on the dock. I think this is my first moment of solitude in days. The lake is perfectly still and smooth, like plastic wrap stretched across this little bowl in the earth. The water makes no sound as tendrils of mist drift across its surface. The mist will […]