Category Archives: Outdoors

Today, I’m grateful for…

kiddos that are just itching to get out the door at 7 am regardless of the weather. feathery moss hard at work, covering all the brown, making spring so lush. all the rain we got this week, pushing buds open, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow…

… is the big day : Our in home evaluation with the speech therapist for Little Man. I’ve been trying to get a grips on my feelings about it all week and unfortunately, I’m still not quite sure. On one … Continue reading

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The River (Part 2) – On the road and under the ice

About 3 times a year (maybe more now that we make our own bread), we take a trip East to La Seigneurie St-Roch-des-Aulnaies, a grain mill dating back to 1739 and still producing flour today. Why do we drive over … Continue reading

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The River…

This morning early, after taking Little Miss to preschool and running a quick errand, Little Man and I stopped by the River Walk. We usually go there several times during winter, but with the weather we’ve had and the insane … Continue reading

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Respite

Throughout winter, despite the cold, we were lucky enough to get a few days here and there when the weather would give us a break. It hasn’t happened often, but we have tried to take full advantage of them when they do … Continue reading

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Cold and more cold…

It was another one for the books this week-end. Temperatures ranging from – 18’C (0’F) during the day to -38’C (-36’F) at night made the inside seem so much more pleasant than anything going on outside. Seems February is starting out … Continue reading

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Variations in light

 Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better — Albert Einstein We got to the park around 3 pm. Although the days are longer than they were a short while ago, you still feel the darkness coming … Continue reading

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