It’s Not All Mary Poppins

Mary’s Little Helper

Ottawa has an organic collection program — aka the compost collection, or The Green Bin. Here is our Green Bin, being filled with fall leaves.






She kept this up for a solid 25 minutes. She’s not fast, but she’s got FOCUS.

November 17, 2010 Posted by | Lily, Ottawa, socializing | , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments


I’ve been gone. Personal stuff, of the excruciating variety. Resolved now.

Lest anyone’s thoughts go in the wrong direction: I have the Most Wonderful Husband on earth, and, as with every previous crisis we’ve weathered, we met this one shoulder to shoulder. I cannot express to you how grateful I am for this relationship with this man. And Emma? She is the Easiest, Wisest, Kindest Nicest Damned Teen on the Planet.

So no, it wasn’t anything of that nature. Other stuff. Resolved. Not in the way I’d have chosen, but the choice was not mine, and I’ll be fine. We’ll be fine.

And I think I’m ready to join the blogging world again. If there’s still anyone here, thanks for hanging in!

November 17, 2010 Posted by | the dark side | 17 Comments