We’re Not Dead…

… we’ve just been busy ;)
As it’s the last day of November, I think it’s appropriate to reflect on the month. Earnings made it a busy month for Lucas at work, and I’ve been busy crafting up Christmas presents for our friends and family. Everyone on our lists are getting handmade gifts this year! I can’t really elaborate without spoiling things, so I’ll leave it at that.
Last weekend we celebrated American Thanksgiving and made our very first whole turkey in the oven. It turned out fairly decent – a little dry – but not bad! We also had mashed potatoes, peas, pumpkin pie, and pineapple pie. Mmmmm, and yes, …

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Shorts on a Train

It’s been a bit since I’ve updated, but it’s because we’ve been so busy! Last weekend my parents came up for their first trip to Calgary, and we had a fantastic time. They got in Friday, and we spent Saturday checking out the city and downtown, then Sunday we spent the day in Banff sightseeing and taking in the mountain scenery. We caught the Ladysmith Black Mambazo concert Sunday night, and had breakfast Monday morning before both my parents and Lucas’ flights. That’s right – my parents headed back to the U.S. and Lucas also headed to the U.S. for a business trip in L.A. to work with the MarketWire software …

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Il Neige!

Throughout middle school, high school and well into college, I took French. (I must’ve known that one day I’d live in Canada, eh?) The phrase “Il neige!” (“it’s snowing!”) has been a favorite joke in my family for many years. I remember the day I shared the phrase with my dad, who decided there was no way “il neige” could mean “it’s snowing” since there was no “-ing” ending on it. He made the phrase his own and insists it’s really “il neig-ing,” refusing to pronounce it any other way, which often caused me to get all riled up as I would correct him time and time again over the years. …

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