Category: Landscapes

Summer in the City

Healthy Mindset – Days 59-61 Once a year, go someplace you’ve never been before. Dalai Lama Over the next few months, the challenge is to find that someplace close to home! I’ve lived in Regina for a long time now, and never walked around…

standing amongst the clouds

Healthy Mindset – Days 50-52 I’ve been thinking a lot about Maui lately as somewhere I would like to go when it’s “safe” (I’m very tired of that word) to travel more widely again, and when I feel ready to get on a plane…

enough room for everyone

Healthy Mindset – Days 44-46 The thing that has given me the greatest peace of mind through all of this has been going outside. From the beginning, I didn’t interpret “stay home” as having to stay inside. I took it to mean don’t go…

prairie crocus

Healthy Mindset – Days 41-43 The top three subjects on my Saskatchewan-related photography list are crocuses, owls, and foxes. Finally, yesterday, I photographed some crocuses! They are a sure sign of spring, only bloom for a very short period of time, and difficult to…

Wildflowers in the Great Bear Rainforest

Healthy Mindset – Day 32 One of my favourite days of the year is when I get dirt under my fingernails and plant my flowers. That’s still a few weeks off, but it was the first warm day here yesterday so I filled my…

A Year Ago Today

Healthy Mindset – Day 18 Last year, at this time, I was on a two week trip to Italy with a week in Florence and a week in Palermo, Sicily. It seems like such a long time ago now, but a year ago today,…

Thoughts on Resilience

“It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.” Lena Horne Healthy Mindset – Day 11 I’m an over-thinker. Are you? Do you also absorb information deeply and feel things deeply? Does it sometimes cause you to dwell on…