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Kim
Canada
Mom to 3 busy girls; technical writer and knowledge-base editor by day; hobby photographer and memory keeper — whenever I can squeeze it in.
Interests: writing, editing, photography, food, small business, web design, memory keeping, genealogy, watching my daughters play ringette
Recent Activity
Working Writer / editor of Support answers on sasktel.com and project planner / support for internal knowledge centre transformation Bookkeeper / admin for Grocery Freedom Learning What life looks like without ringette 7 days a week... (for now) Listening to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2017 at according.to.kim
Working Writer / editor of Support answers on sasktel.com and project planner / support for internal knowledge centre transformation Paper carrier for the Regina Leader-Post Bookkeeper / admin for Grocery Freedom Learning Technical Writing and Editing from Simon Fraser University... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at according.to.kim
Working Writer / editor of Support answers on sasktel.com Paper carrier for the Regina Leader-Post Bookkeeper / admin for Grocery Freedom Reading (listening to) Just finished and started again (third time in 2016) Spark Joy by Marie Kondo On deck:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2016 at according.to.kim
Working Writer / editor of Support answers on sasktel.com Paper carrier for the Regina Leader-Post Bookkeeper / admin for Grocery Freedom Learning Plain Language Principles from Simon Fraser University Continuing Studies. Loving it! [finished June 7] Reading (listening to) Spark... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at according.to.kim
What I'm doing now Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2016 at according.to.kim
I haven't posted in 1 year. Can't really say I've been blogging for 12 years, now can I? I've thought about this place several times. I've wondered what I would post here that I'm not posting in other places which... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2016 at according.to.kim
I was lucky to see the lunar eclipse this morning. I didn't know about it until that moment. I'm looking forward to Sophia's volleyball provincials in Saskatoon later this month. So glad to have a sub for papers lined up... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2015 at according.to.kim
Daily Pics 2014 by Kim Byrns | Make Your Own Book I enjoyed using Blurb Bookify to make this. Can't wait to see it in print. :) (My book is 138 pages. This preview is only 15 pages.) Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2015 at according.to.kim
First: I did it! Yeah! I took a picture every day for a year. (Again.) Second: A few observations. Taking a picture every day isn't too hard for me (in fact, I've continued taking pictures daily in January with little... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2015 at according.to.kim
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For the first time in our lives, our girls are babysitting on New Years' Eve (all together watching cousins). Neil had a gift certificate for this restaurant, Orange Izakaya, so the two of us came here for dinner. We enjoyed... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at according.to.kim
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The last 2 weeks included Christmas, of course. And it was good; better than expected... I really wasn't sure we could pull it off, but we did. Seriously, how do you squeeze in all that goes with Christmas when you... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Daily ritual: making a pot of tea. We're having Mint Julep spearmint herbal tea this evening. My favourites are Earl Grey de la Creme for weekdays and Vanilla Maple Cinnamon for weekends (both black teas). Neil's favourites are English Breakfast... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Chilling our turkey bone broth on the back step before putting it into the freezer. 24 cups of liquid gold! We made soup with another 9 cups. (I have to get rid of those darn styrofoam box inserts that are... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Sundays are ringette days, and Dec 28th was no exception. We had two practices in Lumsden and a game in Emerald Park. This was the road to Lumsden at 9 am, with a pink sky on the north-west horizon. (I... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at according.to.kim
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I started gathering our decorations and new wrapping paper to put away. I wanted to include The House of Wooden Santas by Kevin Major in this picture because I enjoyed reading it to M and G this month. We finished... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Neil on his 45th birthday. I wish I had taken a picture of him during daylight hours instead of waiting for cake and candles (cropped out of this pic). From now on, I think I'll shoot for a nice portrait... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Flutterbye Flying Fairy was a favourite gift for my 8-year old. Her older sisters couldn't resist playing with it, too. Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Milk and cookies for Santa! Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at according.to.kim
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We enjoyed skating on a dugout at my parents' bison ranch! (Do you see some of them in the top left corner?) Thanks to my brother for clearing the ice and inviting us. Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at according.to.kim
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We used a local website called SparkleTour to find highly decorated homes like this one. I always enjoy Christmas lights! Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at according.to.kim
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We had beautiful hoarfrost this weekend. The blue sky was a nice bonus, too. Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Saturday evening, we went to mass and then Christmas carolling in the church hall. Here's G enjoying hot chocolate. Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Neil received a free poinsettia for filling out a survey at Rona. Nice to have this extra splash of Christmas colour! (It's in a small 4" pot; I just set on top of a plant that's wintering over in our... Continue reading
Posted Dec 21, 2014 at according.to.kim
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Enormous wreath at The Cooperators Centre - the rink where the girls often play ringette. We were there for a game tonight. Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2014 at according.to.kim
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I also went to see G in her Irish dance class during "parent watch week." Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2014 at according.to.kim