The Great Canadian Hoodoo Tour

Har, Billie…have ya ever seen a hoodoo? (spoken in your best pirate voice…) On our recent family Spring Break vacation, we had a chance to go see us some hoodoos. Awesome! What’s a hoodoo? Well if you’ve never seen or heard of a hoodoo, let me show you a couple of pictures. Our little 2 […]

The Family Ski Trip

On a week-long trip to the Rockies, we spent three days skiing at a small, family resort. The mountain had a vertical drop of a thousand feet, so it was pretty doable for a family of once-a-year skiers and boarders. Zachary decided he wanted to try snowboarding, so we got him into a lesson on […]

A Solo Sunday With The Duke

I was given an unexpected gift today; three hours to myself! Oh, the possibilities! Where to begin? Zachary and Beth-Rose spent about 3 hours at a special Karate class, and Heather had to finish off some work for her class’s report cards. And Nicolle, our International Student, had a sleepover at a friend’s house last […]

Making Music Matter

  Our children are big music fans. Beth-Rose loves to sing, and Zach loves to play piano and listen to music. I imagine that is the same for most kids. I couldn’t sing or play an instrument, but when I was younger I built a radio from bits and pieces of other, broken radios. I […]