What is #findthelight?

This hashtag came to be last year when I was starting to feel slightly overwhelmed by the current news cycle.Β  I needed to remind myself there was goodness and light in the world; I just needed to open my eyes to see it.Β  It encourages me to look for light in the darkness and to

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Friday Gratitudes

1. Hanging out with Mr W – having a partner with whom you can just sit and be with is everything 2. double payday 3. Friends who lend books 4. An extension on the borrowed car situation because my Jeep is still being repaired 5. The space heaters at my day job 6. The courage

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

1. Fresh hair – and a reminder to get a mole checked 2. honest conversation with my daughter 3. realtors with a sense of humour 4. wearing socks for the first time 5. Okanagan peaches . . We are heading into another in between space. The weekend will usher in a new month so, I

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

β€’ It was a calmer week πŸ™πŸΌ β€’ access to counselling services and some talk therapy πŸ—£ β€’ the slightest hint of fall – customarily I do not want summer to end, but this year I am ready πŸ‚ β€’ new paper planner arrived – trying out new system πŸ“ β€’ end of summer pedicure

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Friday Gratitudes

β€’ for wonderful days in Nelson and for our canoe adventure at the end and the survival of the iphoneX β€’ Finding the new wings mural in downtown Langley β€’ Seeing both my son and daughter in the same day β€’ Reconnecting with an old friend β€’ Going to Bard on the Beach tonight Also

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

1. Vacation days 2. S’mores and a fire pit 3. Fresh Okanagan cherries πŸ’ 4. Thrift store finds: brand new cotton dinner napkins and a Brian Wildsmith illustrated alphabet book 5. Excellent fishing days for Mr W 🎣🎣. A week of summer vacation is just the thing. My Fitbit tells me I have managed to

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Friday Gratitudes

β€’ Vacation days start soon. β€’ My new clogs. β€’ Mr W’s skills on the BBQ. β€’ Steaming hot, black coffee ready first thing in the am. β€’ My new headshots – decision time. β€’ Having my own business to create a separate revenue stream. . . I am so looking forward to a little

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

1. Longest day of the year falls on a Friday. Blue skies = all the light 2. Friends who check up on me 3. The birds in my backyard – such a variety of species are visiting this year. Or maybe I am just paying more attention. 4. Sleep – I have been sleeping better

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

1. Payday – grateful for our jobs – that currently help us facilitate our dreams 2. Blue skies and warmer temperatures 3. Antibiotics-we do not take them often but happy we have easy access when needed 4. Google Docs – technology that allows my sister and I to work together, while being physically apart 5.

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Friday Gratitudes

1. The first of the peonies 2. Finding a Painted Rock Rose to toast dad 3. Library book order 4. Dinner with my son and his girlfriend 5. Finding a second hand spin cycle What a week it has been! I am exhausted. I will be staying home and tending my garden this weekend. Mucking

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Pivot

Pivot. Shift. With grace and patience. About to attempt to resurface into my own life with its routines and obligations. Not sure how it will go. I feel a bit anchor less. May father departed for his final sojourn on Thursday afternoon. Around 4pm. The weather was perfect. His weather. Early summer temps. 30 degrees

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