Fall arrived, I stocked up on tea and pulled out the slippers (my mug was a favour from the wedding in B.C. – the bride is a potter and every guest got one!):I happily volunteered to chaperon the Terry Fox Run at David’s school: Got in a good 32 km run to the end of Prospect Bay Road:It reminded me of the scene in Forrest Gump, when he runs to the ocean and there’s no where left to go so, he turns around. Except, I didn’t turn around… I got in my sister’s car:David and I checked it out the Momma Collective Handmade Market at Saint Mary’s Boat Club:Rush hour traffic in Halifax:Since I dragged David to the market, he dragged me to the Halloween Store:I scored some Wilton cake pans from a yard sale so I made carrot cake for Sunday dinner at my in-law’s:As David made very clear, I am not great at cake decorating:Lunch lately, lots of eggs and whatever else I can fit into a bowl – this day I had leftover potatoes, Pete’s salsa and some spinach:I love my neighbourhood:Just finished the audiobook My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem and am now listening to Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan. Both very good. I was excited to hear this episode from my favourite podcast, Death Sex & Money: Sloan came to the Marque for a 20-year reunion tour of their album One Chord To Another. I have been listening to my collection of Sloan CDs non-stop in anticipation:Amanda, Georgina, Sarah and I had drinks at Field Guide:Bathroom selfies at the show: We are old, they are old. Everyone was old:I was assigned pie duty for Thanksgiving… the pumpkin pie crust burnt but I turned things around for the apple: We dogsat Harley for the weekend and spent Saturday in the valley. It was 30 degrees. In October. Yes!Baby Edie’s first Thanksgiving:Our annual Woodlock Walk takes place every Thanksgiving weekend. It’s a ~8km walk through the woods/properties of my mom and her sister’s land in Pugwash. This year we had 4 boys under 8 (including one baby), 10 adults and 2 dogs: And the best part of the walk are the butter tarts, which my Aunt Mary makes every year:Big turkeys in Pugwash this year:I woke up on Thanksgiving Monday and without paying attention to the weather and went out for a 16km run… turns out it was a bit of a rain/wind storm but the view was worth it: Got my bib number for the New York City Marathon (24 days to go!!!). 2 & 4 and 24 are my favourite numbers so I am pretty excited:Swim lessons. It’s quite entertaining to watch David learn CPR, first aid, and victim retrieval – they are swimming 24 laps continuous in level 9, which is probably what I’m capable of:
That’s all for now. I think I’ll work on taking more pics, more often but, you can see most of these and more on Instagram!
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