comfort | raspberry lemon gluten-free/vegan muffins

Holy snowfall! And Toronto hasn’t even seen the worst of it … Today was a good day for marvelling at the snow from inside. It was a once-around-the-fridge day to use ingredients before… Continue reading

sunday snow day

Yesterday, it snowed. The pretty kind of snow. The Winter Has Arrived kind, that begins with fluttering, then whips into great gusts of swirling flakes falling on pavements already dampened with leaves. Scarves are pulled… Continue reading

hello, monday

It’s Monday. Two words: tea and coffee … Winter is afoot. I can feel myself bracing for its arrival. Scarves and hats are sitting in a basket in the hall. The damp mornings… Continue reading

autumn | inside and out

Last week, with time to kill before a bus arrived, I wandered into one of those ‘house and home’ stores. Without fun money to spend, browsing was where it was at. I opened the… Continue reading

stepping into the unknown

This past weekend brought with it some acceptance. I’m laying this hiring nightmare (the “when difficult employers happen to good people” fiasco!) to rest and stepping towards what lies ahead. I’ve stopped dismantling these past… Continue reading

my lately | all that glitters is not gold

My word-crafting doesn’t come close to the precision with which the bloggers I admire slam meaning, with literary finesse, right out of the park. I fumble. A lot. It can take hours to tease words from… Continue reading

autumn | bringing the outdoors in

Lately, I’ve been scavenging on our ravine walks, gathering fallen leaves, branches and acorns, snipping rose hips and dried grasses and laying them gently in a worn, cloth bag which bears the ravages of… Continue reading

tea, toast and maritime seashore honey

Kensington Market has been my stomping grounds since the mid 70s. At a time when vintage clothing stores Courage My Love hadn’t yet moved into the Market proper, and Exile had just opened… Continue reading

sunday slowly

It was a weekend with few shoulds or must-dos. A chance to sink into pillows with coffee and a book late into the morning. When hunger lured me from bed there was French… Continue reading

the weekend in bits and pieces

My Saturday afternoon walk came to a perfect end at the row of flower shops on Avenue Road below Davenport. The very ones where Zoë and I spent a morning choosing blooms for her wedding. The flower… Continue reading

summer’s remains: alexander muir gardens

Moving back to Toronto has meant that each day brings something incredibly new—and old—my way. Alexander Muir Gardens, my neighbourhood park, is the same park I ran wild in as a child. I’d leave… Continue reading

my lately

There’s an ancient, sprawling oak tree just beyond our living room window. Its acorns are tumbling like mad, ricocheting off fences, roofs and blanketing every inch of ground. Fall has arrived and we’re… Continue reading

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