Monthly Archives: March 2016

Hiking and more

Today was a marvellous hiking day. In four hours and a few minutes, the puppies and I covered about 20 kilometres on Mount Tzouhalem, most of it uphill – because, as any hiker will tell you, it’s always uphill both … Continue reading

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Sloth

I can’t immediately recall a day that has been quite as slothful or lazy. I can honestly say that I have done nothing – unless you count staying in bed until nine (although I have an excuse…) and then making … Continue reading

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More Spring

This morning, Abby and I walked in the Back 40 in heavy mist – and still, signs of advanced spring were everywhere: green shoots and buds, and flowers already out on the skunk cabbage. This afternoon, a different sort of … Continue reading

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Intimacy and Work

I’m back at the stable until tomorrow evening – and that has meant a lot of busy-ness. Nothing serious, of course, just laundry and napping (What – napping is not being busy? Then clearly, you have no idea the dedication … Continue reading

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First day of Spring

The first day of spring – possibly my happiest first day of spring ever. I’m happy because the dogs and I hiked for the third day in a row, this time to the top of Mount Tzouhalem from Genoa Bay. … Continue reading

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Feeling the love

I am always aware of my love for Simon. I am conscious of it with every breath and heartbeat. But there are also times when I feel a sudden body rush of love that wells up somewhere inside and explodes … Continue reading

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

Simon and I had a brief conversation this morning about the changes that so often take place in a relationship when two people begin cohabiting. Because¬†we were both on our way out, it wasn’t a long discussion, but it got … Continue reading

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