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Consistency

O, swear not by the moon, th’ inconstant moon,That monthly changes in her circle orb,Lest that thy love prove likewise variable.William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet Like the moon, I am inconstant. I like to think that I’m pretty good at doing what I say I...

Smoky Bananas

Our wood stove is not playing nice. The pipe is clogged and it’s not drawing properly. Landlords have been notified and it will probably get cleaned out early next week. The weather has improved today and it’s back above zero, but yesterday it was bloody...

Dilettante

dil·et·tantenoun a person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge.a person who takes up an art, activity, or subject merely for amusement, especially in a desultory or superficial way; dabbler.a lover of an art or...

Taking my Time

I often think about my relationship to time. I do not like to be too busy. I like to have a lot of freedom and open space in my days. I like to follow my whims. I enjoy just sitting. Thinking or basking in a sunbeam or watching the steam curl up from my cup of coffee...
Granola

Granola

I’ve been making granola for years now. We love it. Typically with yogurt (plain dairy-free coconut is the best), but sometimes with cashew milk. As a late-nite snack I’ll throw in a handful of chocolate chips. Time to share the recipe! it’s super...

February Television

We watch a lot of tv. Too much? Perhaps. Two shows we’ve been enjoying lately: Picard & The World According to Jeff Goldblum. I typically like the Star Trek shows. Even when they’re not very good, they’re still pretty good. I didn’t even...
Pathfinder

Pathfinder

A war cleric, half-elf invoker, gnome paladin and a human rogue walk into a bar, looking for adventure. We found it! A one-shot dungeon crawl, hosted by a friend who has created this campaign in order to introduce people to Pathfinder (and DMing). Pathfinder is close...
Community Food Smart

Community Food Smart

I was lucky enough to get in on the launch of the Tantramar Community Food Smart Program this month. It’s a monthly fresh food bulk purchasing group that orders, organizes and distributes produce to members at a reduced rate. The produce in the photo above only...

Little Love Poems

I/we don’t really do Valentine’s Day. There’s not much point when you celebrate your love every day. Yes, I know. Puke. Five or six years ago, in the early days of love, a friend put out a request for “little love poems.” He thought he might publish a collection. So I...