Tag Archives: Family

A Brace of Pheasants

We have stopped eating out on special occasions. Instead, we buy out-of-our-usual ingredients and cook something different. For the Boy’s birthday, he and I went to a local game farm and bought two pheasants of about 2.75 lbs each. I … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day 2016

  Uncle Bobby was a member of the family when I was growing up. Yet, although often spoken of, no one I knew had met him. He was my Mother’s uncle, my Grandmother’s brother-in-law, but he was dead before Granny … Continue reading

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Multi-generational Headwear

The Boy was out in the snow yesterday wearing his Barbour jacket and an old cap of my Father’s.  My Mother bought the cap at a Daks factory sale before the Boy was born.  In fact, the cap had been … Continue reading

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Woodpeckers

Over the years, we have had many woodpeckers visit the suet feeder in our backyard.  Mostly, they have been hairies and downies: both male and female. Now and again, we have seen northern flickers around the place.  They look to … Continue reading

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