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Kermesse 2015
Asher / Judah / School

Kermesse 2015

Last weekend we attended the French Elementary School’s annual end-of-year Kermesse. It’s always a good way to fill a day, especially when we just took Josh to the airport to fly to England for his Ops conference. 8 days of single parenting while packing luggage and preparing my house for a half-year absence… whew! We … Continue reading

Preparation: Pre-Departure Angst
Canada / Cultural Experiences / furlough / Living Abroad

Preparation: Pre-Departure Angst

I’m pretty stoked to shop at ‘The Real Canadian Superstore’ in a few weeks’ time. Woot! And sit on the back deck overlooking immaculate lawns, listening to Manitoban birds chirping, the lawn mowers humming in the background… I’m looking forward to Root Beer. Peppies Pizza. Bike rides to a place, rather than around the compound. I’m looking forward … Continue reading

Beef and Lentils
Recipes

Beef and Lentils

This is a slow cooker recipe from the Company’s Coming Slow Cooker Dinners cookbook by Jean Pare. You can serve this dish on its own or over rice. We also like it served with bread. Combine in 3.5 to 4 quart (3.5-4L) slow cooker: Can of diced tomatoes (with juice)  28oz/796ml Can of lentils, rinsed … Continue reading