I’ve got a big old case of writer’s block. Not exactly exciting news to share but there it is. The truth. To be honest, I know the reason. I haven’t been focusing on blogging these past few months. Somehow I’ve let life get in the way of getting words down on the page screen. Doh. … Continued
These two photos were taken this afternoon by our neighbour in her beautiful garden. Bliss!
Last Saturday did not go according to plan. It was supposed to go like this: Saturday morning: walk with DD to the park then playdate with playgroup friends Saturday afternoon: run errands, respond to #SixWordFriday posts Saturday night: dinner out with moms from aforementioned playgroup Instead, Saturday involved a random call from our neighbour as … Continued
After a two-year hiatus I am back reading the Southern Vampire Mysteries aka Sookie Stackhouse novels that True Blood is based on. This time however, I’m reading them as e-books. I wanted to test out reading off of my iPhone and boy was I disappointed to find the Sookie Stackhouse books aren’t available through Apple’s … Continued
The other night I dreamed I was driving a red Lamborghini somewhere in Gatineau. At night. In the rain. And it wasn’t my Lamborghini. Oh no – of course not. It belonged to someone I worked with (whatevs…I don’t know anyone in real life who owns one of these dream machines.) Oh but I handled it like … Continued
I’m really tired. Last week was long. Crazy work deadlines. A sick, unhappy child. Pushed. Pulled. Every which way. This weekend. I was up early as usual. But I also napped. And napped some more. Sweet, sweet sleep. These days, More precious than gold.
To read a book for the first time is to make an acquaintance with a new friend; to read it for a second time is to meet an old one. ~Chinese Saying When I was a young girl, reading was one of my favourite activities. I read everything from The Bobbsey Twins and Anne of … Continued
If you are a woman, I don’t need to tell you how much shopping for jeans sucks. It’s of course better than shopping for a bathing suit but not by much. The last time I shopped for jeans, I made the cardinal mistake of going alone. Well, technically my husband was in the mall but he … Continued
Today is International Women’s Day. And this day matters. Contrary to what some may say about gender inequalities no longer existing, they do. Last week, CBC’s DocZone aired a great documentary called, The F Word: Who Wants to Be a Feminist?. The documentary was created to mark the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day.
So Karen Sugarpants and Adam P Knave have sent out a challenge for us bloggers to send each other a little comment love. The badge below really says it all: I’m totally in. I always mean to leave comments on the blogs I visit but sometimes I just don’t get around to it. Sorry blogger … Continued