Dessert first

Eating apple cake and ice cream first. Not because I’m a grownup and can do whatever I want, but because I’m a grownup who wants to sleep.

Dessert before bed = hours of tossing and turning.


This is the photo I didn’t take of the Owen Sound Ribfest in a parking lot on a grey drizzling day, 6 barbecue companies all with giant displays, all crowing about their first place wins, tables in front of each piled with slightly grubby and worn trophies.


We used up our cucumber crop by making my grandmother’s relish and my mum’s bread and butter pickles.

It was a good day (re)learning skills and remembering where I came from.