Random Ramblings

ramblings

I’ve been trying to decide what to ramble about today. There’s lots going on: Rian’s exams are coming up, the elementary school teachers are still in negotiations for a new contract so Alexi’s been affected a bit, and I’m still loopy. But those are all things for a regular post, not a rambling post.

So instead, I’m going to tell you what I did today. I raked leaves. In January. In Canada.index Not your typical winter activity, but it’s a balmy 2 degrees Celsius (that’s 36 degrees Fahrenheit), the sun is shinning and my backyard is still littered with oak and maple leaves. I thought, what the heck? Might as well rake up some leaves.

maple-leafMy dog looked at me like I was nuts. The neighbours may have too. Between you, me and the fence post….they’re right.

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7 Responses to Random Ramblings

  1. Actually, it sounds like a lot of fun to me! We’ve had similar temps here lately, too. I love the brisk air! Hey, and I gotta tell you…I met a gentleman on line (via Single Parent Meet) who is from Quebec! We’ve been “pen palling”, and it’s so cool. I told him I already have one Canadian buddy, hee, hee. This is such a small world. XOXO-Kasey

    • Holly says:

      That’s great!! You’ll have to break out some French for him “bonjour” is hello, “salut” is hi, “au revoir” is good bye.
      My little tutorial for the day 🙂
      Thanks for your note, I always look forward to hearing from you!
      big hugs
      Holly

      • Thanks so much for the French lesson! He and I chatted last night for over two hours, wow, and he did say “bonjour” and then he said something for good night, but now I can’t remember what it was, ha, ha. I’m much better in Spanish, LOL! So, do you live on the Quebec side of Canada, too? It is burry chilly there!

      • Holly says:

        Ontario borders Quebec, but it’s still about 8 or 9 hours from where I am. However, all public school kids start French in Grade 4. I took French for 8 years in school. I’ve lost a lot of it, but I can still order from menu and ask directions.
        I’m sure Spanish would serve you much better in your region!! lol

  2. That’s balmy? Well, I guess for this time of year. I hope the weather continues to stay balmy – might have to break out the short sleeves.

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