Faces on bananas and an icy breeze

I’m starting with the whimsy this week:The other day my daughter’s kindergarten teacher said to me “we all loved your banana”“err…excuse me…?”I totally forgot I drew a silly face on her banana. A gesture that took me 20 seconds apparently caused great delight in...

wonder woman and white boards

  I’ve spent the past week trying to get a new veggie garden in. I’d love to show you a finished product, but it’s one of those projects that has its own time frame. When we moved into our house six years ago, I noticed the existing veggie patch was positioned in...

Fear of Turkeys and a Grief Ritual

One of my family members is known for their quirky idioms. While arguably less poetic than “one swallow doesn’t make a summer”, one of my favourites is:“It’s hard to soar with the eagles when you’re working with turkeys”Keeping family and cultural traditions alive...