Monthly Archives: May 2016

With the May long weekend looming it’s time to plant tomatoes and basil in the raised beds. Whenever I plant these two family favourites I’m thinking ahead to late summer, when the tomatoes are hanging ripe and heavy on the vines and the fragrance of the basil can be detected several feet away. Tutti bene, […]

What do the Toronto Blue Jays, grass stains on knees, the Montreal Expos and apple blossoms have in common? The common thread as Mother’s Day approaches is my Mom. Kids connect with their parents on many different levels but there’s always something that bonds past the obvious biological reality; something that we share with our […]