Randoms – #4

The timing of these posts is indeed random. I’ve been holding on to some of these stories since the spring…and while we are now into autumn, they are still good reads. Short reads and visuals “Family is just people you can trust and you love and they love you back.” 8 homes of a 13… Continue reading Randoms – #4


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Randoms – #2

Like many people, I’m interested in lots of different things. It makes my reading of online news and newspapers quite diverse. In one moment I’m into a comprehensive piece about Brexit and in the next, a recipe on summer ratatouille (make it, it’s delicious!). On social media channels and through podcasts, I’m not surprised by the… Continue reading Randoms – #2

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Reno Diaries: December and January Progress

Happy New Year. I hope whatever you did to celebrate the end of 2017 and start of 2018 was fantastic! The last 8 weeks have flown by! It’s been hard to keep up with what we’re doing…because we’re living in just a little bit of chaos right now + end of semester + Christmas +… Continue reading Reno Diaries: December and January Progress


Reno Diaries: our neighbours have their driveway back – for now.

….and we have a walk out basement. For now. Basically, nothing is exactly permanent at the moment. It was wonderful to arrive home from work earlier this week and see that our project is really under way! And by underway I mean we gave our neighbours their driveway back (it’s actually new and improved) AND… Continue reading Reno Diaries: our neighbours have their driveway back – for now.

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Plans for a ‘new’ year…

September always feels like the start of a new year, doesn’t it? Even though there are no little ones running around this house getting ready for classes to start, Adam and I are. With both of us working at a University, this time of year is our ‘new year’. We still live our lives in… Continue reading Plans for a ‘new’ year…