Tag Archives: vacation

Raccoon – 1; Mike – 0.

Mike missed the spider episode and was thereby allowed to maintain some dignity, but that fell to the wayside when he had a close encounter of his own.  The only close encounters the females at the cottage have suffered with … Continue reading

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The Misadventures of Oprah, Gayle, and Crew

It was established on my first trip to Canada with Noah that he is an “Oprah” and I am a “Gayle” -  as he assumes the role of diva and I assume the role of friendly, happy-go-lucky traveler.  He complains, … Continue reading

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Murder House…

When folks say they are “off-the-grid” I assume they are out of the reach of mankind via technology. I am with my whole clan at a remote lake cottage in Canada (just outside Wakefield, Quebec) and while we are not … Continue reading

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Cross your fingers…

Things appear to be looking up for Oprah and Gayle.  I daresay we are moving from the misadventure to the adventure portion of our trip (cross your fingers, knock on wood, throw salt over your shoulder, etc.).  I am happy … Continue reading

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Frolicking in the ocean…

I am not a swimmer.  As such, if I ever disappear after an alleged late night swim - demand an investigation.  A frightening childhood experience with a near-drowning in a swimming pool was enough to provide me with a healthy respect for … Continue reading

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