We’ve done everything ourselves with our own hands.
We sold our urban condo without a realtor. We drove across Canada hauling all our junk in our own trailer (in the middle of Winter) and moved across the country. We bought a house with no advice. We replumbed the entire house. We reshingled the steep roof. We [...]
Being thousands of miles away from our families this Thanksgiving reminds me that it’s really not about the holidays.
To me, it’s about the everyday. It’s about being able to call your loved ones when you’re bored, when you’re upset or when you just want to talk. It’s not about the holidays. It’s about the every [...]
I was upstairs, inside, thundering away on my keyboard. Fingers flying, ideas flowing.
I heard Cameron calling my name from outside. I opened the window in our office and hung my head out Rapunzel-style. Looking down, I saw Cameron smiling up at me, saying “Frog, I’ve got a frog!”
I smiled and bent my head back inside [...]
This is our bedroom.
I wake up, without an alarm. Without moving my body, I glance at the clock on the slightly knicked bedroom dresser. The clock, a maroon, analogue knick-knack reads 8:15am. The second hand is nearing the half-hour. The noise is audible as the hand beats out its message second after second. The bedroom [...]
Timing is everything.
On our way to the big city of Charlottetown for a night on the town (dinner at Mavor’s and then a movie), we crossed the Montague River bridge at sunset. The light was just…perfect. There was no discussing it; we had to stop and take pictures. I veered the car off the road [...]