Local


Under the Arbor

Under the Arbor

A grapevine grows in our neighbor's yard. And it has a story of family and love, and loss and new beginnings.

Speaking at a homeschool conference

Speaking at a homeschool conference

I'm speaking at a local homeschool conference. No one is as surprised about this as I am.

Skating in Montreal

Skating in Montreal

It's been about 10 years since I've been on skates but I have a childhood bank of muscle memory and experience to drawn on, it's coming back to me slowly.

At the market

At the market

It is completely possible in Montreal to eat a wide variety of exclusively Quebec grown produce through the summer months.

Summer Stories ~ Bixi

Summer Stories ~ Bixi

One of the things I love about Montreal is how bike-friendly the city is. Designated bike lanes abound and you don't even have to own a bike, you can subscribe to the bike sharing service called Bixi.

The beach at high tide

The beach at high tide

I'm not knowledgeable about the tides but yesterday there was no beach to walk or sit on, only wind-whipped waves crashing against the rock walls.

The November Light

The November Light

The trees stand naked and the oranges of autumn are now sodden brown underfoot. Without the warmth of the leaves the light lacks fortitude. It feels watery and diffuse.