Montreal


A vocation in language and law, motherhood, and lifelong learning (an interview with Francie Gow)

A vocation in language and law, motherhood, and lifelong learning (an interview with Francie Gow)

Meet Francie. Francie is a mother, a translator, and a Montrealer. Vocation and attachment parenting, finding the best educational path for our children and learning how to prioritize our own health and wellbeing are some of the themes we talk about in this interview.

Come stay in Montreal (and can we stay at your house this summer?)

Come stay in Montreal (and can we stay at your house this summer?)

We have an apartment in Montreal we want to share. And would you like to host us on our travels this summer?

Spring Fever

Spring Fever

The mountains are an insistent call in our life, and spring fever is real. Satisfying the itch for outdoors and adventure while raising our teens in a supportive community, this is the balancing act of our lives.

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.

Christmas Stories: The Dairy Queen sells Christmas Trees

Christmas Stories: The Dairy Queen sells Christmas Trees

In the month of December our local Dairy Queen is converted into a Christmas tree sales lot.

Late summer in the city

Late summer in the city

Damien and I have been exploring the city on bikes lately. We are just starting to tap into the hundreds of kilometers of bike lanes and trails through the city.

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.