First day back to work and I spent my lunch break in nature with my camera

Thursday, 13 May 2021 Being off last week, recovering from shingles, left me with lots of time to reflect on how I ended up here in the first place. Stress. For an entire year, I have been saying that I’m fine. I meant it too. I was lucky enough to still have a job, a…

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A spring smell I almost didn’t recognize

Wednesday, 12 May 2021 I stepped outside onto the covered veranda. Immediately my nose picked up a scent. Something very familiar that I hadn’t smelled for some time. I searched the recesses of my memories…the smell was comforting, welcome… maybe Mom lit a candle or sprayed perfume? My eyes were drawn to my neighbour’s lawn…the…

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May showers bring June flowers?

Tuesday, 11 May 2021 I’m thinking it might be time to change “April showers bring May flowers” to “May showers bring June flowers”. Seems to be more consistent with the May weather here the past few years. I transplanted the red peppers this morning. They’re looking pretty good in their new pots and will be…

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Happy Mother’s Day 💐🌹

Sunday, 9 May 2021 Happy birthday Jamie 🎉🥳 A beautiful spring day with lots of sunshine for the most part. We had breakfast on the veranda, in the sun, enjoying the birds and the view. We had our first hummingbird of the season. I was glad I had the feeder up! I’m so grateful I…

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