⁃ For the excellent care of my father at Penticton Regional Hospital ⁃ For my two sisters and our ability to rally and mobilize quickly ⁃ For our people who have reached out with love and support ⁃ For my dad who once again has shown incredible resilience, while acknowledging his own mortality with grace
“People who love to eat are always the best people.” – Julia Child What was your best meal? Who made it? Were you alone? Were you at home? At a restaurant? A guest in someone’s home? What made it memorable? Was it a recipe? Have you tried to recreate it? Have you had it more than
For people to be able to sit down together and have a conversation, that’s the power of love. ~ Jada Pinkett Smith Did you have a conversation that influenced you to take a decision? Who was it with? What was it about? Were you a willing participant? Or was it more like a lecture? Did
December 11th “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ― Toni Morrison Favourite book you read in 2019 Fiction or non fiction? Or one from each category. Why did you love it? Did you read it upon a recommendation? Who recommended it?
My father died this year I am the eldest of three sisters Wife of one Mother of two I still love my coffee black I wear a-lot of black I bought dansko clogs for the first time this year and I love them I am a photographer And a writer I love silence And music,
“Learn to admire the others. It is the first step, to overcome your ego.” ― Ehsan Sehgal Who did you admire this year? Why? Did they inspire you to do anything differently? Did you tell them you admired them? I admire people doing the hard work. Living out their days, having the difficult conversations, writing about
December 7th “The activity you’re most avoiding contains your biggest opportunity.” ~ Robin Sharma What have you avoided doing thus far? Why do you think you are avoiding it? Is there a benefit to doing it; what would it look like if you crossed the task off your list? How would you feel? Maybe,
1. Big ol’ bag of raw almonds at my desk 2. My calendars arrived – last minute inspiration to take up the mantle from my father – 2020 will be my first offering – nervous and excited 3. My simplified, stripped down Christmas tree 4. Friends who rally 5. Writing Christmas missives 🎄 The days
“I miss you deeply, unfathomably, senselessly, terribly.” ~ Franz Kafka Who did you miss this year? Who are you missing now? Or what? It can be either or both? No question. My dad and my daughter. For two different reasons. But, the loss feels like two shades of the same colour.
Did you listen to new music this year? Did you go to a concert? Did you create a new playlist to work out to? Or maybe it was a piece of music on repeat? Where did you first year it? What do you like about it? Is it a secret love? Or did you
Welcome to Remember 2019 Historically I have used the month of December to pause and relect on the previous year. I invite you to join along. Carve out a few moments to consider this question. I highly recommend writing your answers down. Maybe read the question at the start of the day and write your