The kitchen in the apartment we're renting has a vintage vibe.  I am tempted to drop a carrot top into the tiny vase at the back of this plate and see if it will grow. Or maybe a pea shoot?  Pinterest is one of my favourite places to go for inspiration. After months of collecting […]


like every other spring, opening the cottage eats up an entire weekend.  the emptying of outdoor paraphanalia that is stored inside during the winter, the spring cleaning and checking for "winter visitors".  andy has the unfortunate task of putting in the pump and the dock, i clean the boat and he does the heavy work. […]


It's been an odd spring, hot, cold, wet, dry. I have had trouble keeping my place in the seasons. Winter and spring coats hang side by side in the closet, snow boots nestle against rain boots and the flip flops have worked their way back into the back hiding in the corner after the single […]

Tea & Butter

Today we are having breakfast at home, drinking tea, I'm going to fix Margie's knitting and give her some pointers. Then we're off to the theatre, home for dinner and I think, if we can still move, out to listen to some rock and roll.  I wish we could be together all the time.  I […]