monday musings

July in Camrose

my google search this morning was ‘top things to do in Camrose, Alberta’…  the number one thing was ‘get in …

the farmer’s grandma

the farmer’s Grandma passed away at age 83…  she was the matriarch of a family that consists of her amazing …

caught with your pants down

  it all begins at a school playground… not a school my children attend but in another town… my sons …

hopefully a late bloomer

the empathy I have for my parents is directly correlated to the amount of years under my belt as a …

run Catherine run 

  “It is not the critic that counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or …

I need Vaseline

 ‘success is never so interesting as struggle’ – Willa Cather Boston Marathon today… tiny bit discouraging realizing that the men’s …

coulee camping 

‘things I knew when I was young… some were true and some were wrong… one day I pray I’ll be …

have a day

 marathon training is no joke…  not that I’ve heard many people try to joke about it… but if they did …

I changed my mind

I guess I want my boys to fall in love… this was in question earlier this winter…  I was more …

dream crusher

  as I cooked this casserole and took pictures with my iPhone… I was not pretending to be on a …

overnight field trips

  Someone came up with the idea of overnight field trips.   I’m guessing this is the same person who …

morning meatballs 

when someone says to you ‘I just can’t find the time for that’ … what is your reaction? recently… due …

love signals

  I’m currently watching season 20 of the Bachelor… didn’t say I was proud of myself… or that it’s been …

rink booth etiquette

  I’m doing a lot of things that I am not qualified to do… or good at… or have any …

it won’t be boring

  I don’t know where I’m going from here but I promise it won’t be boring. – David Bowie from …

who wants a hug?

we ate some yummy granola this morning to start 2016 with some fibre… I do love the first day of …

outdoor skating rinks 

where it all began… on a frozen pond or lake… kids getting kicked out of the house because their parents …