Monthly Archives: August 2019

About Forgiveness

I’ve been thinking about this word since yesterday – or not thinking about it so much as feeling it and being with it. So here’s what comes to me: you know how they say you can’t love someone (fully or … Continue reading

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The List

What is it with me and lists? Whatever it is, I like it and I am not about to change it. First – if I write it down I don’t have to think about it and god knows I have … Continue reading

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Tour de Maple

Pat and I met this morning at the Osborne Bay Road side of Maple Mountain – the goal being Maple Syrup (Upper and Lower) to the top and then an easy stroll down the climbers route. Best laid plans and … Continue reading

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City Day

It’s been one of those Sundays where I wanted to do something different – and I have not been downtown (except for shopping at Thrifty Foods) since I arrived back three weeks ago today. Can you believe it’s been three … Continue reading

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Highlights

You would think that the highlight of this day would be the semi-annual VPO sale. Because, yes – I was there when the doors opened and yes, I got almost everything I wanted/needed. I showed amazing restraint. There were lovely … Continue reading

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The River

This has been as relaxing a day as I could possibly have. I feel like I’ve been moving in slow motion – and I’ve liked every minute of it. Part of that has been dictated by my back, which is … Continue reading

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Mount Cokely

Today, Pat and I tackled Mount Cokely. The weather was perfect – warm, a cooling breeze, sunny: perfect. And we figured this would be good training for Jack Augerpoint. Cokely is 1500 plus metres up. We did it in a … Continue reading

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Ouch

Yet another stellar harvest of blackberries – inundated with them. So many – so yummy. Yeah – lucky me. But about the ouch. A couple of days ago I had a slight twinge in my back. No big deal. I … Continue reading

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Mount Benson

This morning, Pat and I met up and tackled Mount Benson via the Climbers Route. And back down Tu’Tuxw’Tun – so all in all, the longest route. We were not out to break speed records as most people are who … Continue reading

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River Walk

It has been a pretty darn fine day, starting with a walk to the river with Lisa, Abby, Desmond and Lily and ending with a monster harvest of the biggest, juiciest, sweetest blackberries ever! Reasons I adore Lisa: she’s smart, … Continue reading

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