Category: childhood

The Natural World

I grew up in the woods. There’s really no other way to say it. Growing up I couldn’t see any neighbours houses, just trees. As a little girl my days were spent outside in the trees playing house. I pretended the stand of trees between my house and […]

Moon Dreams & Morning Fog

No 7 am photo today. Why? Because I slept in until nearly 8! Once upon a time getting up around 8 am would have been early, now it’s sleeping in. Funny how that happened. I blame this week’s impending full moon (tomorrow night I believe) for my tardiness […]

Dancing Queen

I’m having an ABBA morning. Why? Because they make me happy. It takes me back to being 11 or 12 years old and going to the rink on Friday nights, skating round and round to Does Your Mother Know. I was just starting to settle in and get […]

Good Day

Good day, eh. I loved Bob & Doug, loved SCTV. Crazy legs! Remember him? Cracked me up every time. I was what? 12? So, today is Good Friday. Happy long weekend! It is not a holiday for me. No rest for the mighty, you know. I’ve got a […]

Second Wind

Exhausted only moments ago. I laid down for 15 minutes. Just laid, eyes open, stretched out flat. Then I got up and ate leftovers from yesterday’s not so great pork supper. Drank a bunch of diet Big 8 cola. And then spent a few minutes on the phone […]


“Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high. Look it squarely in the eye, and say, “I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.” –Ann Landers Seems outdated. Not the way to do it anymore. Now, we’re being […]