I've reached the point with The Bachelor that I reach in just about every season. Boredom. I enjoy the first few episodes and I enjoy the last couple of episodes but in the middle...you lose me. Next week is Hometown Dates which I always enjoy so I think I will likely be back to recapping… Continue reading El Bachelore – What Went Wrong?
Recently, I cooked a roast by myself for the first time. It was an exciting and nerve-wracking time. While pot roast is not on my list of top ten favourite foods, it still seems like one of those "Things an Adult Should Know How to Do". So I chose a day that I had off… Continue reading In Which I Cook A Large Piece of Meat
Yesterday was one of those days. You know what I mean, right? Things just...don't go right. The autumn rains of the Pacific Coast have most definitely arrived. Gumboots, rain jackets, umbrellas. As well as flashlights and candles kept close at hand, due to high winds and our somewhat-remote location. The rain poured down, the lights… Continue reading E.R. – Embarassed Reflections on an Emergency Room Visit
Like I mentioned in my previous post, I went shopping last weekend. It was the first time I've done a lot of shopping in a while and I wanted to share some of it with you. So I took this picture: But man, that's boring. That's just some clothes on a bed. And that t-shirt… Continue reading Fashion Blogger Fail
Last night, history was made. And you may have missed it. Wednesday evening was the premiere of the first ever Bachelor Canada. This guy - That's Brad Smith. Brad is a professional football player in the Canadian Football League (CFL). Now, for those non-Canadians of you out there who are impressed, let me burst your… Continue reading The Bachelor Canada
Isn't it kind of crazy that this: Can become this: Baking pies has always seemed to me the epitome of domesticity. Good pie crust seems like such a simple thing but it is not an easy achievement. I've tried a number of different recipes and I think this apple pie was one of my more… Continue reading Stories about Pie
Some things are different when you live in a small town. I'm learning to adjust to the lack of anonymity you have when you live in a town of approximately 8, 500 people (that's rounding up). Since I don't know that many people yet I still find it charming to run into an acquaintance downtown.… Continue reading Small Town Perils