Things that really scare the bejebus out of me

Da nuh.   Da nuh.   Da nuh nuh nuh nuh nuh nuh nuh. A great white shark was found in the Bay of Fundy this week.  Before you start swearing off the beach forever, you can rest easy knowing it’s no longer with us.  Maybe you won’t.  After all, there’s millions more sharks in the sea…

How to host a firewood party

It was a pleasure to burn wood. There’s something homey about wood heat, whether it comes from an old New Yorker or a fireplace. For one, I love the smell of smoke on a fall morning.  It’s comforting.  Tiers of wood in a basement or shed have an earthy fragrance that takes you right into…

Things I sure can say no to…

Since I did a post on things I can’t say no to earlier this week, I thought I’d offer up a list of things I sure can say no to.  And there are lots of them. liver and onions liver (like onions though) hot weather mathematics outside the scope of a) shopping b) money c)…