Pandemic


Puzzling is a hit

Puzzling is a hit

I was never interested in jigsaw puzzles before, or any other puzzles for that matter. Life has enough problems to figure out. Who wants to do that in their leisure time?

Year of the cocktail 🍹

Year of the cocktail 🍹

It’s really sad to say, but fancy drinks have had to substitute for the joy of adding other people to our family gatherings and celebrations.

Looking forward to a real couch and our future

Looking forward to a real couch and our future

We don't own a couch. We haven't had a couch for almost 6 years.

As I drag myself out of the woods

As I drag myself out of the woods

The story of my experience, my state of mind and state of heart, as we end our homeschool journey during a global pandemic in a time of heightened awareness of racial injustice.

A summer garden

A summer garden

Life can be disappointing, difficult, and painful. But also beautiful, joyful, and hopeful. Like my garden. Like this summer.

A summer of resiliency and why I'm still a Christian

A summer of resiliency and why I'm still a Christian

As pandemic spring bleeds into pandemic summer I'm digging deep into my spiritual and emotional reserves, into the knowing I've developed through years of living - that we're going to get through this. It's going to be messy, we're going feel crappy about a lot of things, but we will get through.

A different kind of spring ~ the end of a journey

A different kind of spring ~ the end of a journey

Since moving to Montreal spring has been a season of running the gauntlet of theatre productions and driving. I exited every spring emotionally and physically exhausted and depleted. Not this spring.