Monthly Archives: December 2019

Transformation

Transformation – my word for 2020. And already, it has begun. I embrace this word fully, with all my heart. Today, my sweetie gave me the best present I have ever been given: he gave me his heart. It goes … Continue reading

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Just a Quiet Day

I’d love to say something profound today. But I’ll have to disappoint you. My mind has been a blank slate. Not a single interesting thought has popped in. I’ve been tired – horrible night’s sleep. The “dead rat” had my … Continue reading

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Maple Mountain Hike

It was a wonderful hike (more on that later) – but I am going to skip right to coming back home at about 3.30 p.m. I opened the door and thought I smelled something funny. I decided it had to … Continue reading

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And now…

Simon left this morning on an early ferry – driving back home with Shanara. A long drive – in the winter. I still have travel angels watching out for him. I miss him. But mostly, I feel happy and blessed … Continue reading

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The Day

It’s late. So I’ll keep this short. I’ve spent the day with Simon – dog walks, lunch, dinner, driving – laughing so hard I almost peed (yeah – he still does that to me) At one point, chocolate was involved. … Continue reading

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Boxing Day Delight

There they – are: the two people I love most in the world. I have been looking at other people’s Christmas family photos for at least a week now, feeling happy for them (of course) but nothing beyond happiness and … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Hike

If Christmas is all about love (which I think is the general idea) then I am having a beautiful Christmas Day. I have people in my life to love. I have one man in my life to lavish love on … Continue reading

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More Gratitude

December 24 – Christmas. It’s almost impossible on a day like this – on an evening like this – not to reflect. I grew up with the understanding that this was an important day – not in any religious sense … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Today: when I haven’t beenĀ  freaking out, I’ve been full of gratitude. And honestly, all the freaking out happened in the very early hours of the morning. Lying awake in bed, listening to little feet. Akkkk. I still have rats! … Continue reading

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Solstice and Mount Tzouhalem

Oh, the things I could tell you about the past 24 hours! How much time do you have? I’ll start with the obvious – the photos on this page: taken today hiking up the Awesome Trail on Mount Tzouhalem with … Continue reading

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