I have a meeting Tuesday morning that I am pretty excited for. It's an assessment where you go through vigorous tests to determine your best skills. By the end of the assessment, the case manager should have a good idea of what kind of work you can do. I haven't spoken much about my job … Continue reading Never too late
This is a repost. But it's worth resharing in honour of Indigenous/Aboriginal Day which I missed yesterday. As some of you know, in my day job, we work with Indigenous Elders. There are days when I feel truly blessed to have this job. I have learned so much about myself since I started working here. … Continue reading Grief: inner reflection and harmony
The other night, I was feeling senitmental about music from my childhood. I mentioned Vera Lynn in a post about music from the "early days". Music that my grandfather and mother loved. My mother was born and raised in London, England until she was fourteen. The family moved to Canada and if you asked her, … Continue reading We’ll Meet Again
When I sat down to write this post, I didn't think it would be so long. But it's well over my 2,000 word limit. It's almost a short book. To think it started off as a "cooking tip" post and then blossomed from there. It's a long read - but look. There's pictures. This is … Continue reading My Life: A story of weight loss struggles and depression.
It's day three of sitting in an condo with very little heat. I'm just grateful that my bedroom is still warm. The rest of the place, including my faux leather recliner feels like an ice box. I absolutely despise wearing socks of any kind at home, so my feet freeze as soon as they hit … Continue reading What’s Cooking: Comfort Food
I never got to meet my grandfather Otto. He was a freedom fighter in Denmark during World War II. He was also sent to a concentration camp in Germany for two years because of his actions. He was a war hero. And it was the staple for my family moving to Canada - specifically Edmonton. … Continue reading Grief: On this day, I remember.