Tag: writing

Letting the light in

Ring the bells (ring the bells) that still can ring, Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything (there is a crack in everything), That’s how the light gets in Leonard Cohen Healthy Mindset – Day 7 & 8 I started this… Continue Reading “Letting the light in”

reflection

At this time last year, I was anticipating my trip to the Great Bear Rainforest in northern BC.  I had lots of conflicting thoughts – did I make the right decision in choosing this trip to celebrate a momentous birthday?  I wanted to do… Continue Reading “reflection”

March is a weird month

March is that weird month when the sidewalks are treacherously icy on the morning walk to work and on the walk home you have to avoid all the puddles and slush. You don’t dare stand or walk on the edge of the sidewalk unless… Continue Reading “March is a weird month”

Things I do to distract myself while doing the dishes

I don’t like doing dishes.  Tonight, while I was standing in the kitchen doing dishes, I happened to turn around and saw a pretty nice sunset developing outside my living room window.  So, I dried my hands, grabbed my cameras (I’m trying out a… Continue Reading “Things I do to distract myself while doing the dishes”

Oh Canada

I’m a big fan of the Olympics and a bit sad that they are pretty much over. I could wait to post this after the Canada-Sweden men’s hockey gold medal game, but regardless if Canada wins or not, I’ve enjoyed watching all the Canadian… Continue Reading “Oh Canada”

Battleford, SK

A few photos I took on my Christmas vacation…. Now on to one of my favourite months – January! Really, I do like January. Calling it one of my favourite months might be pushing it a bit, but I don’t hate it! (This is… Continue Reading “Battleford, SK”

Taking A Chance

This is one of my favourite pictures I’ve taken this year… (but it almost didn’t happen)… My birthday this year was a significant one.  I wanted to mark the occasion by doing something I’d never done before and by going somewhere I’d never been… Continue Reading “Taking A Chance”

sick day

I have a cold.  It’s your regular, run of the mill cold – itchy watery eyes, runny nose, aches, pains and fever and no energy. I’m feeling pretty miserable right now.  To make matters worse I can’t sleep because new windows are getting installed… Continue Reading “sick day”

walking in the woods

“I have always found thick woods a little intimidating, for they are so secret and enclosed.  You may seem alone but you are not, for there are always eyes watching you.  All the wildlife of the woods, the insects, birds, and animals, are well… Continue Reading “walking in the woods”

Summer Spaghettini Salad

I don’t profess to be an expert in the kitchen.  I like to cook, I like to experiment, and I like to “jazz” things up.  Sometimes my experiments are tasty, sometimes they are not.  I’ve been a Type 1 diabetic for nine years (aka… Continue Reading “Summer Spaghettini Salad”