Monthly Archives: December 2012

New Year

  I had a struggle this morning. My group of friends and I have a tradition of picking a word for the year – in other words, our resolutions are contained in one word. I have usually found this an … Continue reading

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Winter Hiking

  One of the really wonderful things about winter hiking is the different perspective the landscape holds. Trails disappear – new ground needs to be broken and terrain just has a different feel to it.   Today was especially delightful … Continue reading

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Walking

  It turned out to be an unexpectedly nice day. And those are usually the nicest – the ones that jump up out of nowhere. Abby and I had a nice long walk in Yellow Point park this morning (a … Continue reading

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Country

  Well, I think it’s official – I’m beginning to like country music – I just downloaded Gram Parsons complete sessions (47 songs) and I LIKE the songs. Thanks to Steph for turning me on to Gram. I also downloaded … Continue reading

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Winter Walking

  Truthfully, I did a lot more than walk today – but it was the morning and afternoon walks that gave me the most pleasure. Teh sun was watery and wintry – hanging low in the sky, drawing a veil … Continue reading

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Christmas Day

  I have the option to go to friends’ house for Christmas dinner. Instead, I am going to stay here, holed up in my little house, cozy, warm, comfy – sounds like a plan. I love my friends but I … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

  I was almost going to allow myself to be a tiny bit sad this morning. Why? Well, because I am spending Christmas alone. But then, of course, I remembered that I am alone by choice. And I am not … Continue reading

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Holiday

  Well that’s about it for six or seven days. And those days are getting longer. This is important! Today is 6 seconds longer than yesterday (well, not the day, exactly – the daylight time) and tomorrow will be another … Continue reading

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Winter Sun

Who knew that today would be so busy? Frist, and most importantly of course, I had to watch The Voice – and am of the considered opinion the Cassadee Pope is going to win tonight. Of course, I won’t know … Continue reading

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Hiking Mount Tzouhalem

  We’ve hiked Mount Tzouhalem (The Zoo) from Providence Farm and from┬áThe Properties. I’d been wanting to do it from the Genoa Bay side for some time: today was the day. So we found the trailhead – after a bit … Continue reading

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