Depth and texture

Yesterday John took another stab at running the Cape to Cabot route, successfully improving his time and giving himself a benchmark for future training. While he ran, I played support crew, driving ahead a few kilometres at a time and being ready with sports drink and a car (in case of injury). To while away…

A light in dark places

I’ve been sifting through the photos I took this summer while on Exploits Islands and will be posting some of them here. Many have already been posted on my twitter or Facebook accounts, but posting them here makes them more accessible. One of the themes that runs through much of my time at Exploits is…

Spring in Fall

Last spring I bought a few orchids in Florida and imported them (quite legally) into Canada. A few days ago, one of them bloomed for the first time. Epidendrum porpax is a subtle and understated little plant, but quite lovely in a subdued sort of way. I’m delighted to have hit on the correct combination…

Falling Back

Took a wander through the fall foliage with John and Katherine last weekend. This is once of my favourite times of year and it was a delightful change to amble through life instead of sprinting from one thing to another. I’ve run these trails often and know every dip and bend, but walking them proved…

Ville de Québec

We spent the Labour Day weekend this year in Québec City. It was a spur-of-the-moment decision based on a profound need for some time spent exploring, just us three and may have been one of the nicest little vacations I’ve ever had.         We have never really travelled. It was something that we just…