Kick-Back Saturday

Some Saturdays doodle by. As promised, rain fell all night and most of the day. For some reason I woke up this morning and forgot the things that I wanted to do. The list in my head is unreliable. Opening my eyes seemed a reasonably good start. I never understand how it is possible to…

By the river

Thinking of ideas to write about tonight I went down to the river. At least I could take a picture and post it, I thought. We’ve had persistent rain all day, but it seemed to brighten up with that strange evening light. The river often looks stunning in the evening. If I had the time…

Friends, Laughter…and Celebrity Chefs

A few weeks back my friend Sue rushed up to me outside Walmart, on a Sunday afternoon just after church (Shhh!). ‘I’ve got to tell you…we’re going to be filmed for TV at the market and meet Nick Nairn and Paul Rankin!’ It turns out that she’d been selected to be interviewed and her food…

Should’ve listened to Frankie!

We knew about the storm, we read the forecasts, we smiled at Frankie’s warning to be prepared (I can’t post the weather warning here but to get the idea of his style you can click here), we cancelled our trip to the island for the weekend and waited to see what would come. After 40 hours disconnected from…

Just gardening…

Fredericton is a pretty city, but on a warm and sunny day in late spring it goes up another level. Downtown comes alive in the warm evenings with people milling around or walking, cycling and running on the trail, while the sunshine still dances on the water. Today was such a day – and the…