getting out of the house

As several people have asked, I confess that the weather was utterly miserable last night and so I stayed home and watched two more episodes of s3 Continuum, which continues to be a show that makes me happy. (It has a female lead in a role that 10 years ago almost certainly would have been […]

Ridiculously beautiful day yesterday. We spent FAAAR more time at the zoo than expected, and saw Everything. Ev.Er.Ee.Thing. Attempted to go to the Botanic Gardens today. Well. Succeeded, actually, but got rained on so only went through the greenhouses and not all the grounds. Tonight I made a strawberry rhubarb crumble. It was gorgeous. I […]

The weather has taken a sudden turn for the better, causing me to accidentally work on my sunburn a little yesterday. Gonna have to find the sunblock today. (Or not, as it’s all foggy-ish now.) We spent over an hour at the park yesterday chasing a frisbee around, which was great fun. My nephew has […]

There is very little more entertaining in this world than having Sarah Rees Brennan relate the plot of one of her favourite books to you. It is, I’m fairly convinced, *much* better than actually reading the books, which I think cannot possibly match up to the dramatic and detailed retellings Sarah performs. Last night during […]

Jon Bon Jovi

So on Wednesday last we realized that my sister’s out-of-town Saturday performance conflicted with the Bon Jovi concert and that meant it was nearly impossible for Mom to go to Deirdre’s show and then babysit, and after a bit of discussion, agreed that the thing to do was for me to ask Kate to come […]