Now that the hustle and bustle of Christmas Day has come and gone, I’ve settled in to hibernation mode at my parents’ house. With both New Year’s Eve and a milestone birthday fast approaching (on Friday – eeek!) I’m not in any rush to get back to city life. The twinkle lights are still strung at the pocket-sized place, waiting to welcome me back, but for now, I’m enjoying the comforts (and illusions of youth!) that come with bunking in the basement at my parents’.
Part of this slower pace means enjoying long walks in the ravine out back. On one of these recent walks, we bumped into a new neighbour. Take a look: