And so it snows

The change in our weather was sudden and dramatic. I cut the last of the Gerber daisies off the plant the night before it turned cold and started snowing. And then it snowed for four days. Who would have expected such a dramatic turn? And yet it is November and it is Alberta. While this…

This spuds for you

We’ve been in Toronto at meetings – can I say for too long – and I was really anxious to get home and dig up our potatoes. We planted these in early summer and I wondered how they would do. I think we need to add more sand to our soil, it is quite dry…

Kitchen reno dreaming

Since much of the house is now renovated and it’s looking great – but the one piece of the house left to do is the kitchen…so we’ve been looking around at contractors that do this work. Clearly, there are a ton and quality is all over the place. Should it be wood or some “wood-like”…