I didn’t mind taking the garbage out in -14°c tonight

Monday, 18 January 2020 A cold winter night can be a deterrent from taking the garbage out. Then again, it’s the cold nights that have the brightest stars. Add a quiet street due to Covid curfew and it’s a recipe for a peaceful moment in nature. Today was the quintessential January day, sunny and cold.…

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Sigh…

Wednesday, 13 January 2021 The mid-winter Covid blues have struck. Normally at this time of year, I’m feeling the need for a change of scenery. I take advantage of the offers from local hotels for the quiet time between New year’s and winter festivals. They have special rates for residents, making a stay at the…

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Thanks to a pandemic curfew, sounds I haven’t heard since childhood have returned

Saturday, 9 January 2021 Day 1 of curfew Receiving an emergency alert this evening reminding residents of the mandatory curfew stopped me in my tracks. Figuratively speaking, as I was lying on my bed reading 😉 But I found myself completely immersed in the moment, letting it sink in. In my lifetime, this is a…

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There’s a curfew coming this weekend

Thursday, 7 January 2021 Starting Saturday, Quebec will be under a curfew from 8 pm to 5 am. I haven’t had a curfew since my teen years 😉. Good thing I’m usually getting into my PJs around 8 pm. Seriously though, I hope this helps because the rate of infections is out of control and…

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