Archive | November 2014
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It was Tavis’ birthday recently, so I asked him what kind of dessert he might like. He quickly said lemon meringue pie and it took me a moment to realize he wasn’t kidding… darn it. I said “Okay” in a way meant to convey the dubiousness of the venture, hoping to passive-aggressively persuade him to change […]
It’s a terribly dreary day here as we get our biggest snowfall of the season so far, so it seemed the perfect opportunity to bring a littler greenery back… Gardening season is long over, although for a while there our parsley seemed to be trying its darndest to prove its resiliency through the increasingly cold weather. We […]
It would seem I have no imagination when it comes to choosing breakfast foods lately. I’m craving warm things, so the other morning I hit up my favourite oatmeal blog The Oatmeal Artist to find inspiration to go along with the pineapple on our counter. What did I find? Though I was most interested in […]
I miss summer. It appears winter has finally settled in here (not that I’m complaining… mid-November is a late start, on average) and in recent days I’ve found myself thinking longingly of my bike. I miss the convenience of hopping on a bike to meet friends or grab groceries or head to/from work. But that […]
The easiest thing to do is keep status quo. Change is hard (duh). Doing anything different is a pain in the butt, and unless it’s forced or I’m particularly motivated, I inevitably choose the path of less resistance. I think that’s human nature. And I’ve been struggling with my nature for the last few weeks. […]