Tag Archives: play

Our Yard Lives With Us

Time is a game played beautifully by children (Heraclitus) There are a few things that can be said about our yard. An English garden it is not. Prim and proper either. What would we do with all of that? Could an English garden accommodate a –build-your-own castle? A clay mining operation (which is needed for… Read More »

In Praise Of Slowness

Originally published as a column in the AM News on Friday, July 4, 2014. We were on a mission to get a couple of laneway wild poppies, my youngest son and I. We were inspired by one of the vendors at Art in the Park on Canada Day. In case you missed it, make sure… Read More »

Play, Said Summer. And We Played

We had cherry pie for dinner. One of my mom’s recipes, possibly the only one I follow to the letter. Because I miss the very taste, not my own rendition… We had been hiking on steep trails at Peterson Creek in late afternoon; bright faces, tired legs, ‘I cannot take one more step’ and all… Read More »