My Newfoundland friend Debbie called this month Junuary. Definitely an odd late spring, with already a few days of muggy breathless heat, followed by days so cold I wanted to get my wool hat back out. Lots and lots of rain, a blessing because it means the garden is watered from above. There’s no rush, my Toronto friends – the heavy weight of real summer will come.
Summer continues, bewildered but happy Torontonians out in tank tops, shorts, flipflops. On October 1 Lynn and I swam in