Secondhand Stories

While I was working over the weekend, Mamacita and the Stink-Generators(if we ever start a family band that’s what we’re going with. I’ve just decided, and I doubt anything more awesome could be created) decided it would be a good idea to spend the day at the beach. Who could blame them?! It warmed right … Continue reading

In Which Saarah sees a Horse on the Beach

This past summer, we spent a fair amount of time on the beach. Oh sure, most people spend time on beaches in the summer, but we spent a LOT of time on the beach. Not only that, but we spent copious amounts of time on beaches on both the east coast AND the west coast. … Continue reading

A Good Ocean for Mermaids

Over the summer we spent some time in British Columbia, visiting family, and showing the children what trees and mountains SHOULD look like. Not these dinky little things that are scattered throughout Nova Scotia. There are folk songs that talk about the mountains in this province, but I’ve yet to see anything that even remotely … Continue reading

Fun and Excitement on a PEI Beach

It’s always amazing how the things a person can discover at the beach will vary by such large degrees, even if the beaches are relatively close to one another. For example, I’ve never stumbled across an old wooden lobster trap here in Nova Scotia, even though the lobster industry is just as prominent, and yet, … Continue reading

The Beach – Part Deux “Bazookas and Ticklers”

Do you see what I’m up against?! How can you possibly say “No” to that face? It’s just not fair. She was, at the time of this photograph being taken, supposed to be eating lunch quickly so that we could go back to the beach. She was very excited to go to the beach and … Continue reading

Beach Oddities

I’ve been so good about remembering to bring the camera with me whenever we go out. Whether we’re playing in the back yard, or going for a walk, it’s perpetually on my list of things to bring along: Wallet √ Keys √ Both children √ Bazooka(I find that it helps with unwanted of awkward conversations) … Continue reading