Family, Life

Another Baran Vacation, Part 2— Featuring Hazardous Puzzles, 17th Century Swords, and Bird Poop

Hellooo! As you can see, my wit has returned, and I can once again write a decent post. Hallelujah for that. In the meantime, I hope you've been anxiously awaiting Part 2 of our vacation. If you haven't,  you can get out now, because I don't need your negativity on my blog. If you haven't… Continue reading Another Baran Vacation, Part 2— Featuring Hazardous Puzzles, 17th Century Swords, and Bird Poop

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Family, Life

Another Baran Vacation, Part 1— Featuring Photogenic Pigeons and a Hurricane

Well hello, all you lovelies. You may (or may not, depending on how devoted you are) have noticed that I didn't do a post last Thursday. The reason (yes, there is a reason) behind this is... I was lazy. I was going to say "Bet ya didn't see that one coming!" until I realized that… Continue reading Another Baran Vacation, Part 1— Featuring Photogenic Pigeons and a Hurricane

Spiritual

Message from a Dust Speck

Let us take a moment of silence to accept that summer is pretty much over and September is already upon us. Thank you.     Did I mention school is starting for me soon? *dies* Did I mention school is a terrible, terrible thing, even for a homeschooler? *dies again* The approach of said school… Continue reading Message from a Dust Speck

Life

A Brief Lesson on Canadian Culture

At this point, you all know that I'm a nut-case and speak sarcasm like a second language. You may also know that my sister Anna is an epic person who belongs in Lord of the Rings, and my mother identifies with a Mop. But something you may not know about me is that once upon… Continue reading A Brief Lesson on Canadian Culture

Photography

Poison-Ivy Photography

Spring has sprung, and all those who witness it are eternally grateful. Except polar bears. But I digress. Anyway, yesterday was such a nice day that I made the fatal mistake of exercising my rusty ---*cough cough* nonexistent---outdoors-man skills. This generally entails stepping one toe outside the door, swatting at the bugs, and hopping back… Continue reading Poison-Ivy Photography