On parenting #tbt

Parenting is not for the faint of heart.  It never goes as planned.  It is messy and gut wrenching.  The love of the mother for the child is mysterious and impossible to categorize.  It is an ache and a longing and hope.  And then there are incredible moments when your child offers up a thought

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

  fresh hair the gift of hearing and listening to music – loving the new Florence and the Machine tract Hunger Garden full of lavender random call from my daughter meeting my June targets A day off and an extra pilates class Wrapping up the first 6 months of 2018.  Grateful for the time and

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

Two mornings in a row without rain Midweek visit with my daughter Connected with friends in the Kootenays Received my Mindful Marks – temporary tattoos to mark intentions Tasted my first piece of Erin Ireland’s Vegan Lemon Loaf

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Friday Gratitudes

The solidarity of the people in my country, town and community Tylenol Yesterday’s sunshine Stanley Cup playoffs offering up a good distraction Full spectrum rainbow sighting ———————————————————— What a week.  Take a few minutes today and focus on the light and goodness in your life.  Share it with me.

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Friday Gratitudes

new perpectives a day off oil of oregano 🌿 can be used to treat a plantars wart a Thai cookbook found by my son at Value Village the ability and the luxury of dreaming ———————————————————— We were supposed to travel home this weekend but a snowstorm on the mountain pass had us reconsider.  Instead we will

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

The changing light The sunshine on my face yesterday afternoon discovering new tasty date/coconut/ chocolate treats new music by The War on Drugs : Under Pressure Celebrating with my dad the one year anniversary of him deciding it was not his time to go; he still has things to do. How was the week?  How

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Friday Gratitudes

my son has found new employment – he is never out of work long – having a trade has proven to be a very good decision music and memories – heard a song yesterday that fell out of rotation and it as if I have found a long lost friend the Light – she is

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Remembering 2017 Day 17 #findthelight

Historically I have used the month of December to pause and reflect on the year just passed.  I invite you to join along. Carve out a few moments to consider this question. Day 17: What are you most thankful for right now?   I am thankful for all the people in my immediate circle of

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Friday Gratitudes

The Christmas Tree— sitting in front of the tree in the stillness of the morning The reprieve from the rain this week Baking gingerbread – and eating it too EHT finally arrived – both my son and I notice the difference in our ability to focus Writing Christmas missives to friends far away

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Remembering 2017 Day 5 #findthelight

Historically I have used the month of December to pause and reflect on the previous year.  I invite you to join along.  Carve out a few moments to think about this question: Day 5:  Compare the you from Jan 2017 to the you from now?  What have you learned?  How are you different?  

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