If you woke up this morning and thought, "Oh crap, it's Halloween. I guess I should dress up like something" then this post's for you! I find myself in a stage of life where I could care less about Halloween. I don't have kids and I have no desire to dress up and go to… Continue reading 5 Lazy Halloween Costumes You Can Pull Together Today
After a few days of rain and a tsunami warning* last night, a day of sun came as a surprise. This morning before church. Afternoon on the beach. I've heard people from eastern Canada (Please note: I consider anything east of the Rockies to be eastern Canada but usually when I say "eastern Canada" I… Continue reading Scenes From a Sunday
I feel prepared to make the argument that The Fault in Our Stars is not a young adult book. It's a book about young adults. I think there are books, written for a young adult audience, or any particular audience, that are well-written enough and important enough that they become greater than their intended audience.… Continue reading Book Review – The Fault in Our Stars – John Green
We are zooming through the first season of the Canadian Bachelor. If you thought the regular Bachelor was a fast way to "find love", we Canadians are even speedier apparently. Next week is hometown dates already. I can't even keep track of all the ladies' names yet! This was not a super exciting episode but… Continue reading The Bachelor Canada – Episode 4
This story begins with my desire for a pair of coloured pants. You know what I'm talking about, right? Yellow pants, purple pants, red pants, blue pants. It's a Dr. Seuss story in the fashion world right now. Pants come in many different colours and that's exciting. It's also scary though. Because I've worn coloured… Continue reading New Pants!
This summer I read Jane Eyre for the first time and greatly enjoyed it. So it made sense to read Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys (who is not a French man like I presumed for some reason). Wide Sargasso Sea is an unofficial prequel to the famous novel and has since become fairly famous… Continue reading Book Review – Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
Yesterday evening Peter and I sat down to dinner and Pete immediately jumped up to grab the camera. "Don't you want to talk a picture of this meal?" he asked. So, here it is: That's chicken pot pie and butternut squash soup. And a glass of wine. I made everything but the wine! I think… Continue reading Rainforest Living