Pesky critters bugging me

I woke up later than usual, probably because I first woke up at 3:30 and couldn’t get back to sleep for a while. But eventually I did. So when 7:30 rolled around, I rolled out of bed, made a delicious coffee, grabbed my phone and sat down outside on the sun-filled back porch. I took a blissful first sip, opened WP Reader, started reading and went to take another sip when something stopped me. Continue reading “Pesky critters bugging me”

Coffee from the back porch

Good morning and Happy Fathers Day to those of you who are fathers, and up. (It’s 7 am in EST Canada as I type this, so that means Europe mostly…)

I’m sitting in a wet spot and my coffee cup is empty. 😳

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Blogging from my outdoor office

It feels like Friday today.

It’s not Friday…not that it matters, really.

I do what I do and I do it day by day by day by day. (Doug and the Slugs)

Today I had a bunch of hurdles preventing me from moving forward on multiple projects.

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Drama from the crown (of a pine tree)

Yesterday I was hanging laundry on a self-made, temporary gazebo contraption (which was moved to an odd location while we wait for the new sod to take) when suddenly, there was a really loud noise.

My mom was nearby and I looked at her before looking up toward a huge pine tree in my next door neighbour’s abandoned garden.

It was coming from up there.

This picture was taken the day after the drama. The day OF the drama, the sky was bright blue and the sun was right there above the tree.

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Current state: cake-less and reclined

At least I’m reclined outside in the sunshine. And, I’m directing, vocally across the hallway into the kitchen, my tween girl’s cheesecake baking efforts. 🍰

THIS is the reason to have children. 😀 Continue reading “Current state: cake-less and reclined”