Category Archives: The Journey

Random thoughts, poetry, and prose

A weighty issue

About a week ago we finally saw the end to a week long power outage. Seriously. We had a tropical storm come trundling through our area, everyone believed it would hit very south of us. It didn’t. Lots of bluster, … Continue reading

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Sunny days

The last few days have been blistering hot here where I live…and for once I’m not avoiding it. Today, for instance, it’s already 26 C (79F) with a humidex that brings it to 32C (89F) at 11:00 AM…it’s not even … Continue reading

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Like A Girl

Dear Always, Thank you. I love this new campaign. It actually brought me to tears as I was that girl, many years ago, made to feel weak and inferior even though I was strong and every bit as good as … Continue reading

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Breakin’ A Sweat

I love this song. I’m not sure why but I think a big part is the energy and enthusiasm of it. Skrillex and the Doors may seem like an odd mix, but the coalesce fantastically. I need to listen to … Continue reading

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A break…

A break. Sometimes, that is all I want, a break. A break from everyone and everything. A break from all that I think I have to do. Then I get stuck. No break needed, the brain fog drifting in on … Continue reading

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Someday

The longest day of the year. The time when the sun hangs in the sky as a beacon calling to life. The days get shorter here on out. A heralding of summer days, full of adventure just waiting to be … Continue reading

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Better late than never?

I have sat down to write this post about 5 or 6 times now over the last few weeks. Once, it was going to be about the kids. Then the Moncton shooter happened and I was going to blog about … Continue reading

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Morning Bells are Ringing or finding the silver lining in the clouds

Weird title, I know. I’ve been trying to get my 4 month old to sleep and singing him “Frère Jaques” and then singing an alternate English version “Brother John”. Problem is that the 14 year old and the 12 year … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start

Once upon a time, I had high hopes of creating a blog that was bigger than me. It grew a little and then, like my energy, deflated and failed. At least in my mind it did. It stopped being fun … Continue reading

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