Monthly Archives: December 2015

Being “girlie”

There they are: the shoes! Please notice that these are not hiking boots. Fact is, they aren’t even “light hikers.” These are totally girlie shoes to go with my lace girlie dress, frilly purse and shiny jewelry. Akk! If you … Continue reading

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Profound Thoughts

Today, I had profound thoughts. Deep thoughts, if you will. And I’ll be darned if I can remember a single one of them. So, instead, let me tell you about frivolous thoughts, although they could possibly be profound (just covering … Continue reading

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Soul Food

Today I fed my soul. I wandered off into the Westwood Ridges with Abby. We were alone. All we heard was the crackle of old leaves and, later, crunchy ice and snow underfoot. We heard bird songs and the fwoop-plop … Continue reading

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Post Christmas

Happy and content: two very good words to describe how I feel today. I was so tired yesterday. Of course, I’m sure that had nothing to do with an overdose of sugar (and maybe full fat cheeses) not only yesterday … Continue reading

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Christmas chez Simon

Today was only the best Christmas ever. Yes, we delayed the entire operation by one day. That means presents – where everyone got spoiled with hiking gear, Icebreaker merino and the best surprises ever! I still can’t get over how … Continue reading

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Christmas 2015

Christmas Day – and the celebration has only just, or not even quite, begun. Because Alisa is not arriving until this evening, we are celebrating everything 24 hours late. Bonus! We get an extra day of anticipation! Even better – … Continue reading

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Dresses

I have dresses: two dresses. I love my dresses! And here’s what I really like about them (not having worn dresses, especially short dresses, in a gazillion years) is how I feel when I wear them. I feel pretty (cue … Continue reading

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