Tag Archives: family and friends

A very Skidl Present

So, I was told the correct spelling of my niece/nephew’s current name.  Silly me for not realizing it was a combination of my SIL’s last name and my brothers’ (and my) last name.  Oops. But all the baby gifts have … Continue reading

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For a Skitl

The things I will do for a sktil.  Not a skittle (yummy sugary candy), but a skitl – the name my brother and sister-in-law are using for their baby.  I bought some yarn for it (we know the baby is … Continue reading

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Another Pretty Shawl

My huge knitting projects for the year are complete.  I finished the second wedding shawl on Wednesday night (at 11:58pm or something).  It’s beautiful.  It’s HUGE.  It is DONE. Here it is sitting on our standard 3 person couch: You … Continue reading

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For today is a day to celebrate

Why? Simply because it is my birthday. I was going to run 8km this morning, but when I woke up, it was barely morning anymore, and it was pouring. Clearly, it was a sign to stay cozy in my bed … Continue reading

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Sushi, socks, and stairs

So, our group of friends gets together about once a month for “Sushi Tuesday”.  This week it was held today, on a Friday, cause it was the best that we could do.  We usually rotate through about 3 or 4 … Continue reading

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Friends and Snow

So I ran this afternoon, after staying in bed until almost 1pm. Yesterday, we had guests over for dinner, and a final exchange of Christmas gifts. We made one of my favourite dishes – Mexican Orphanage dinner, which consists of … Continue reading

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This weekend

So, this past weekend was a bit ummm…. hectic. Let us start with Friday. So at work on Friday, I was very happy to have some sequencing data to crunch, because I was feeling all sore throat-y, and I figured … Continue reading

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Another long overdue update

As per usual, not particular reason I haven’t written in forever, but there is a desire in me currently to write more often. I don’t think I’m terrible at writing, and I enjoy writing, so once again I’ll try to … Continue reading

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Once upon a time in Italy

Ok, so, here’s the report on my trip to Italy, the pictures have been up for a while, and this has been partially written, but now I’ve finally put all the pieces together. Yes, I’m lazy and just didn’t get … Continue reading

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Are we going to the cottage?

Yes, yes we are. Who is we? Well, for sure are Mel (with a car!!) and Jen from Ottawa and Styna, and there are 3 other Ottawa ppl and Becca invited who havne’t confirmed yet, and I am SOOOOOOO excited~!!!! … Continue reading

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