….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.
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…
In early 2015 I shared our plans for what we wanted to accomplish that year. The list wasn’t too long…it also wasn’t too short. You know, somewhere happily in between. Overall it was a pretty good year for house projects but, as always, not everything was finished 😦 Some of the items on the list were… Continue reading House Update and What’s on Tap 2015 to 2016 Edition: Catching Up!
Happy Valentine’s Day! Do you have special plans for the day? An annual tradition of some sort? I would love to hear about how you celebrate the day. We’re not really into Valentine’s Day with chocolates and roses and extra declarations of love. Although AB received some jujubes in his lunch as my gift to… Continue reading From Date Moments to Date Weekends: sharing how we stay connected
NOTE: I wrote this post months and months ago and posted it before the storm season was really underway. The end of August and September have brought a very active storm season to the Caribbean and parts of the US. Hurricane Irma hit both Antigua and Barbuda in September 2017. Antigua is fine. Barbuda is… Continue reading Travel Files: Antigua, the first time, December 2014
For those wondering about the title, it’s what you say when you’re sailing and getting ready to turn the boat. “Tacking” or “coming about” is a sailing term for turning – putting your bow (the front part of the boat) into the wind so the direction of the wind on your sails changes – and… Continue reading Prepare to tack….tacking….
We’re ringing the new year in with my in-laws. Not much snow this year but lots of ice so we’re in good company as we nestle in with the woods around us. Wherever you are, I wish you all good things for 2016.