Monthly Archives: January 2016

Home Improvement

It’s an interesting sort of day. Here is what is happening: Simon having another go at the sink and tap setup in the kitchen. And anything that can go wrong is. Of course. Murphy’s Law prevails. This means we did … Continue reading

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Looking Back

I’ve spent a fruitful morning writing – and looking back. The book I am writing requires this retrospection, so I’ve been reading blogs I posted a few months ago: the early days of our love. Reading those blogs has filled … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

I began waking up this morning at 5 – just beginning – then dozed and woke for the next hour. During that time I felt a wave of love wash over me and realized how precious this is. This is … Continue reading

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Contemplation

Well, that was an interesting day – and it’s not over yet. I don’t have television, so binge-watching for me is a rare occurrence. But this was the last season of Downton Abbey and all six of the last episodes … Continue reading

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Discombobulated

This morning, Alisa and I took a walk at Cable Bay and managed to get back before the rains came down. It was another quiet morning – walking, writing, making lunch, a nap and then Simon and Alisa left to … Continue reading

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In the Kitchen

This young woman is a genius in the kitchen. Who even knew that there was such a thing as Japanese bread? Well, there is, and Alisa hit it out of the ballpark. Her melon pan was outrageous. How to describe … Continue reading

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Published!

Yes, this is an old photo of me, but it’s┬áthe one I just submitted to the Huffington Post. And the reason I did that? A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece in answer to a request for stories … Continue reading

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Mount Tzouhalem again

Today, Alisa and I had a super hike up Mount Tzouhalem via Jitka’s bench. It could not have been a more perfectly beautiful day: warm, sunny and blessedly dry. I desperately needed to get out and move my body. And … Continue reading

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Saturday at Home

Nothing special today – just a day spent mostly at home. Which, of. course, makes it special. Just a day of Scrabble with Simon and Alisa and a walk with Alisa and the dogs on the green trail. Then lunch … Continue reading

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Vancouver and back

There it is: Simon’s fabulous new Fjallraven Norwegian backpack (75 litre) and Simon, feeling like its Christmas all over again. He’s studiously reading everything there is to know about it. And, likely, he is counting down the days until he … Continue reading

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