Maple Syrup Time

A few weeks ago my sister asked if we were interested in a maple syrup tour for my niece’s birthday party.  After a pre-requisite “Elf” joke: “Syrup’s my favourite!” we headed out to Elmhurst Outdoors last weekend. I had never heard of it until my sister organized this outing but it is an amazing place.…

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Happy Birthday Dad!

My father’s birthday has been April 10 for many years now: more than I’ve been around, obviously.  So I don’t know why I was so surprised on Saturday when I realized his birthday was less than a week away.  It happens every year around this time.  I’ve started knitting a pair of socks for Father’s…

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