Monthly Archives: March 2016

Eek!

What?! I almost forgot to write a post today! My excuse? None! I frittered the day away writing, shopping, playing Scrabble… Embarrassing. And now I am already in bed. What are we coming too? I shall try to do better … Continue reading

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Writing

After a crazy, stormy night and day, Abby and I finally got out for an hour or so this afternoon, but not on our usual trails. I just couldn’t face the mud and new rivers that surely sprang up overnight … Continue reading

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Past and present

Because I am now working on the second draft of my book, I find myself examining and re-examining the past: not the distant past, mind you, but the past of only three, four and five months ago. I am reading over … Continue reading

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Green

Today’s post is brought to you by the colour green. In other words, spring is in full prodigal flush. All I managed to capture were some of the colours – even though it was a grey day with rain threatening. … Continue reading

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Getting things done

As I was driving downtown today to my accountant’s office, I was struck by an almost overwhelming wave of gratitude. It was Monday. It was 10.15 am. I was off to see my accountant (to sign for my tax refund!), then … Continue reading

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Laundry and other chores

It’s a good thing I like doing laundry – because I am on load four and there’ll probably be another load or two to do in the next couple of days. These days, Simon and I are all about getting … Continue reading

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Awesome trail and awesome day

Today was awesome. And so, of course we set out (the dogs and I) up the awesome trail on Mount Tzouhalem. Here are the things that made the day so special: 1 Sunshine! Really! After all these days of rain, real … Continue reading

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Richard’s Mountain

The weather didn’t immediately look promising this morning, but Penny and I had planned a hike and gosh darn it all, when Penny and I decide to hike, we jolly well do it. As we said today, walking on one … Continue reading

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Specific things I am grateful for

This is, in some ways, a rather momentous day. I have completed the first draft of my book. In a way, it’s a rather marvellous milestone. In another way, it meants that the work has truly begun. Because my book … Continue reading

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Relationships

This is my view on a peaceful Wednesday afternoon. Simon is out running errands and shopping. One of those errands is cleaning the interior of my car – best present a girl can get. I am so spoiled. After breakfast … Continue reading

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