Category Archives: Random Fluff

Things We Said Today

Cal:  We need to go to Balzac this afternoon for dog food Danny:  Why would anyone name their town Ball-sack!?!?!?!?! Cal:  It’s BALZAC Danny!  Bal-ZAC!!!

What Is Pink And Stripey And Made Of Plant Fiber?

Recently Michael and I celebrated our second anniversary of driving each other crazy and getting lost in the woods together. We went for sushi and talked about LARP. Yep, we are super romantic that way.

Fortune Cookie Wisdom

Why Moving Makes Me Crazy

Mr. Michael and I are gearing up for another move, which will hopefully be our last for quite a while. Danny and Kerri (Mike’s brother and sister-in-law respectively) are moving in with us, so we are all renting a bigger place together for the next year while the condo is being built.  After that, who

Fortune Cookie Wisdom

Words To Live By

“To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough.  But it is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.” – Anna Louise Strong

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Fortune Cookie Wisdom

Say “NO!” To Overused Lyrics About Jet Planes

Mike and I are leaving for Ontario late this afternoon.  We will be staying with his parents for several days, and getting in a lot of visiting with everyone out east.  I am really looking forward to seeing everyone, and I love flying, so that’s a bonus.  Mike and I have never flown anywhere together

Happy Birthday Mike!

Today Michael turns 28 years old, or “another year closer to the grave” apparently (at least that’s what he said over breakfast this morning). Happy Birthday my love. I hope you have a wonderful day 🙂

Happy Valentine’s Day

In celebration of this over-commercialized holiday of love, I made Mike something special for breakfast this morning: The shapes, by the way, are salmon and grizzly bears.  They pertain to a set of pet names we have for each other, but I will spare you the details.  He was rather pleased with it at any

Happy Holidays From Mike & Cal!

Oops! Has it really been two months since my last post?  It would appear that it has. I put a few more miles on my hikers in November, and have some photos to share from my walks in local parks, but I’ve been rather distracted and it seems my procrastination has reached it’s peak. One

Link: Ultimate Hiking Workouts

Workouts designed to keep you trail-ready at every age: Backpacker Magazine – Hike Forever: Ultimate Hiking Workouts


Today is my 28th birthday. I’ve decided that now is as good a time as any to start keeping some record of the sort of mischief and misadventures that Mike and I get up to. Besides, I feel that I should do something useful with all of the photos collecting dust on our hard drive,