Happy Canada Day!

Canada is 150 years old! Officially the stat holiday is tomorrow, but I was given the Friday off and will be heading back to work tomorrow. Luckily hubs has a flexible schedule, and we still got to spend the long weekend together. The weather hasn't been perfect, but at least it wasn't a washout.  On Friday, ...

Phoenix Rising

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My friend aptly used the term phoenix rising when she saw the photo of my rhubarb plant today versus the pile of rubbish just two months earlier. I thought it was a wonderful analogy. Back in February, the pile was honestly a huge eyesore, but instead of pulling up the dead heap of mush, I just ...

My Dad, the carpenter

My potting table is disintegrating. I should have sanded and stained it again after a few years. I want to say that I originally purchased this table from Ikea. This was back in 2009, so my memory is a little fuzzy. I do remember standing in the garage, staining all the pieces before assembling the table. ...