I woke up early this morning trying to think of something interesting that I could write about today. When I'm stuck in a creative rut, I often turn to Reddit for inspiration. The site does not disappoint when it comes to sparking interest. A discussion popped up in Ask Reddit about Simone Biles who is … Continue reading A case of the twisties – Simone Biles – mental health awareness
I know I'm writing more than usual the past few weeks but we're in isolation again and so I'm cut off from social contacts. But today I got a bit of a surprise. First a text from my older sister saying they were going to drop off my recliner chair today. And then my younger … Continue reading An ode to my mother on Mother’s Day
April was a really dry month here in my city. Normally, April is our rainy season but as we've seen with weather changes, our weather has become rather unpredictable. We had one good rain storm in April, followed by a weekend of snow. And now it seems we've finally entered our rainy season on the … Continue reading 5 activities to keep you entertained on rainy days while in isolation
"It is with a heavy heart" - I never knew what this phrase meant until I got older and started losing friends to cancer, and other illnesses. The first major death in our family was when my uncle got into a car accident when I was 18. It was on Halloween week and we spent … Continue reading Shower Thoughts – “it is with a heavy heart” – what does that even mean?
Today started off just like any other day. Except it isn't. It's my birthday and I'm sitting here alone - against thanks to the pandemic and restrictions. Birthdays aren't usually a big deal to me. Last year, the pandemic was just getting started when it was my birthday. It's just a reminder that I've been … Continue reading I’m really mid-life now – should I be having a crisis?