Category Archives: Sasha

Saturday Snap – Great Photo of the Kids with Grandpa & Grandma

It’s amazing how having everyone looking at the camera *and* catching two kids smiling at the same time helps make a decent photo!

Our Christmas Timeline

November 11 – Remembrance Day in Canada is Singles Day (aka 11/11) in China so we usually buy a few things direct from sites like AliExpress on what is China’s equivalent of Black Friday to get our Christmas shopping started. November 12 – Remembrance Day is over so I can officially start getting into the Christmas […]

Saturday Snap – Cutie Pa-tootie

The Math Behind The Game Spot It!

Sasha and I were playing Spot It! today and it got me thinking how the game manages to have such a vast number of cards and yet there’s always one (and only one) match in the 16 (well, technically 15) symbols shown on any two random cards. (I totally love how the Internet can answer […]

Saturday Snap – That’s Not How Shoes Work

Or is it?

Saturday Snap – Terrible Twos Have Definitely Become The Trying Threes

Sasha’s making the most of being three these days.  In the last few weeks, she’s… Poured KD noodles and cheese powder on the floor of her bedroom (I think she also poured some powder in her sock drawer for good measure) Cannot go into the bathroom without playing with everything in her mom’s make-up drawer.  (When […]

Saturday Snap – @roryallenmusic with the Hammonds @officialRPL Regent Place “Retro” 50th Anniversary Event

An Unintentional Trip Down Memory Lane

Contemplating a Luther College Dorm Room Shea and I rarely take three weeks’ vacation at a time – we usually spread our holiday allotment out through the year – some in the winter (especially in years when we can afford a hot holiday), a week or two in summer (sometimes together and sometimes not) and then […]

Saturday Snap – Gone Camping!

We’re off camping for the next couple weeks so posts will likely be few and far between…unless the kids end up building a really cute fort out of firewood and I have to post a picture! 😉


So you have to be living under a rock to have not heard about the new augmented reality map-based game, Pokemon Go!.  I first heard about it when it was all over Reddit, soon after its release in early July. I have to be honest – my first reaction was to ignore it as I thought of […]