The Dawkter's Wife - It's all champagne and caviar now … dahling

The Loony Bin

July 27, 2011

Good-bye, Princess Oscar!

While I was in Ontario, I got a call from the animal rehabber …. Princess Oscar, aka Oscarinie had healed enough to be ready for release. She asked me if I could release her on Tuesday along with another black bird. I am going to admit it …. I was sad to let go of […]

Adventure Log,The Loony Bin

July 25, 2011

Yeehaw Ontario!

So, if you have been following my craziness this year, you will know that my ultimate dream was to drive to Alaska this summer … or Yellowknife, NWT.  My rational mind , of course, knew that both of these goals were wildly unrealistic considering I would be pulling along our little pop-up and dragging 5 […]

The Loony Bin

July 17, 2011

The loony files

It’s been awhile since I updated on the general nuttiness that we have going on. As is to be expected with our chaotic lives, much has changed since I last filled you in. For starters, one of our cats snuck out and brought home a momma bird.  I was horrified that he had killed it.  […]


July 11, 2011

The misery

Homeschooling.  That thing that Amanda and I have supposedly been bonding over?  When we started down this road during the Fall semester, I imagined that by this point I would be sipping a tall glass of triumph.  Here is how it looked in my head: In case you are curious, this is what it looks […]

Healthy Living

July 10, 2011

Getting going

Since starting my healthy living challenge, I have been able to exercise every day.  The most fun that I’ve had was spending just 15 minutes out on our new paddleboat!  The kids had a blast and I tired myself out pretty quickly.  I imagined riding out there for at least a half an hour, but […]