Simple life (Page 2)

We enjoy a simple life. Savouring the moment. We appreciate what is around us. And we laugh a lot with joy. Simple is to us about pairing down, not just things, but tasks. Taking things on one at a time, and enjoying what life gives us.

Maggie and George our bickering couple at PumpjackPiddlewick

Maggie and George remind me of one of those married couples on tv sitcoms, like All in the Family, Married with Children or The Simpsons, except they are ducks. George could be Sylvester Stallones’ Rocky incarnate. Not a lot going on upstairs, but his heart is fierce and in theRead More →

Big Dig 1 is calling me back at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Decisions, decisions, decisions. The weekend beckons me in to the restoration garden, where two Big Dig’s are now calling me to dig, dig, dig. Well, ok, in the case of Big Dig 1 it is more like shift, shift, shift. This past week, a couple hours each morning have beenRead More →

The best potato salad ever at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Very, very excited! Our new and all our own vegetable garden gave us our first petite harvest yesterday. I feel like a proud Mom. Ok, it may not have been much. 11 new potatoes, 15 carrots, 2 celery branches, 5 chives and 7 green beans. But I figure there mayRead More →

Nap interrupted by a duck at Pumpjack Piddlewick

Lovely nap in the heat of yesterday afternoon. It was so delicious I decided to enjoy a second one. Such decadence. I was rousted from sleep by the not so subtle sounds of Maggie (pet duck). As the windows were open, my sleepy brain didn’t take it in, until IRead More →