Interior spaces are private, unless you are invited in. … More The Studio Tour
I am annoyed by things that prevent me from writing, that keep me from my 750 words per day schedule. None of these are bad things, really: the errands of everyday life, some book deliveries, mundane things. And yet they’ve messed up my schedule this week, and so I’m grumpy. There are other things making … More Grumpy Thoughts
It was time to move. I’m glad we did. … More Seven Things – no, Eight – I Love about Our New House
Pyxel was wearing a Hannibel-Lecter like leather and wire bite mask, and had two adults holding her, not including the vet. She bit the vet anyway. … More Can Cats be Trained?
Here’s how I throw together a Chickpea-Couscous salad for two… … More Chickpeas and Couscous
On Saturday, I biked the 4.5 km downtown to do three things: go to the farmers’ market, enjoy ‘Art on the Street’, and drop a few small things off at the new tool library. Our market is a year-round market, rare in Ontario, but it’s been a fixture of this city for over 180 years, … More Art, Tools, and Ice Cream
One of the many attractive features of moving back to town was the opportunity to bike everywhere: to the farmer’s market, to the grocery store, to the library. This city has a wonderful mixed-use trail network plus a lot of bike lanes, and, for the most part, drivers, used to hordes of university students on … More Biking