Archive for July, 2010

summer night


Summer has taken over and I am neglecting many things. Sometimes I love it when that happens. (photo credit M O’C) Advertisements

for the winter


A couple of days after we got home, I was due in East Van to pick up some chickens.  About fifty pounds… for the freezer.  My sister once told me that she far preferred storing a portion of a cow in her freezer, rather than multiple chicken lives.  I am trying not to think about how many lives I have in […]

So! We have been back for about a week and I am just getting organized to post here.  On day two, we took a commuter train out of Riga to take a dip in the Gulf of Riga.  It was freezing, but the kids didn’t seem to notice.  I of course shivered and twitched until we managed […]