The one that got away

Now with a title like that you would think that this story about fishing. If you are regular blog follower you will know that going fishing isn’t really in my wheelhouse. In fact the last time I went fishing my children were little and it was right after my Cautionary tale.

But I digress and you must be wondering what “got away” on me. Continue reading

Common denominator

I’m not being much of a math person but I do remember the various “denominators” from doing fractions.

I’m sad to report that yesterday I sunk to become part of the lowest Continue reading

Weekend at Bernie’s

A constant in my career have been the jokes about a weekend at Bernie’s and how that ends up. I can honestly say I never saw the movie. The release date means I had a 2 year old and was pregnant with my second. Movies weren’t high on my priority list I guess. Here’s if you’ve forgotten is a (or like me never saw it) clip from weekend at Bernie’s.

Now my house guest this weekend did haul something around Continue reading

Pot Luck Party

I had a pot luck party last night but there was a twist. Along with the usual food item each attendee also brought along something else. The concept was that it would sort of a be like a hostess gift but then it ended up more like the crazy Christmas gift stealing. The friend who didn’t bring a gift went home with 2 but it will all even out in the long term.

I still ended up the happy recipient of several new Continue reading

Priceless

I’m still trying to wrap my head around the flipping obsolete part for my SUV so when I was offered an evening full of a distraction I jumped at it.

Now this distraction also means that not much on the “to do” list got done there was a particular plus to the time spent. The parcel arrived as I departed the dungeon and instantly brought a smile to my face. Continue reading

Canada Day 151

Construction season leaves little time for blogging or Canada Day and we didn’t really get a rain delay like I’d hoped. After yesterday’s marathon 14 hours we could have used a break. So, armed with new work gloves, a jacket and a swig of Continue reading

Sunday Snippets

June is, consistently, the month I blog the least in. The days are long, the list of outside activities is huge and life is full, busy and rewarding. It leaves little time to blog when you are making Continue reading