Let’s see, what’s happening around here? Lady spent the weekend with us on a trial adoption. She’s a very well-adjusted cat, especially considering she’s operating one leg short. Cats usually take a little time to adjust to a new environment, and we’ve learned a routine… Read More
I took this photo from a small window on the stairway going up to our bedroom. The builder next door has taken down the modest bungalow we knew as Nick’s place and has dug a huge pit. They haven’t done any work since the excavation.… Read More
Tuffy P here. Christmas Baking today on 27th Street today. Blender went on the fritz before I even had a chance to finish my morning coffee. George will not leave me alone in the kitchen. He finally won his opportunity with Skippy. Truce. Off to… Read More
We planted this Shishigashira, or “Lion’s Head” Japanese Maple in our first year on Twenty Seventh Street. It’s done very well out front, and although this tree sustained some damage over last winter, it has recovered nicely. One of the things I love about the… Read More
Tonight, “Stouffville Luke” Gregory (guitar), “Uncle Pat” Yerex (Gut Bucket Bass) and I (clawhammer) got together at the open mic at Fair Grounds Coffee here in Long Branch. This is the first time the three of us have performed together. We played Bonaparte’s March, Arkansas… Read More
This ‘Candlestick’ Moth can only be spotted in Long Branch! Destined to fly into the garden tomorrow before sundown. From Long Branch Mosaics.
I rolled out of bed this morning and staggered downstairs….to the delightful smell of home-made biscuits, with herbs from our neighbour Nadia’s garden. One more reason why Tuffy P is fantastic!
I dropped by the Open Mic at Fair Grounds Coffee here in Long Branch tonight. I even brought along my banjo and played a few tunes. It was lots of fun, with a few people singing and playing guitars as well as a harmonica player,… Read More
We received the following notice from Councillor Grimes yesterday, outlining some very positive steps in managing development in our community. For those who have not seen it, I’ve pasted it below. Kudos to Councillor Grimes – this will help even the playing field. After discussions… Read More
Today is Long Branch Fest, the first one in fact, where we celebrate our community. I saw these buskers on my way to Nite Owl for a swanky haircut this afternoon. The buskers were playing The Man in Me by Bob Dylan, a song I… Read More