A quiet Sunday, just as I like them

Sunday, 10 January 2021 I started my morning off feeding the cats and birds, then sat in my rocking chair, tea, muffin and camera in hand or nearby, then watched the birds. Today is day one of my two-day count. I cherish these moments. The cats usually join me, sometimes Mom does too. I sit…

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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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I’m glad I continued on my walk, despite the cold biting my cheeks

Wednesday, 6 January 2021 Happy birthday to my beloved Pops! I went for a walk right after work. The sun was beginning to set, the wind brisk and cold, biting my cheeks, the air damp, soaking through my winter clothes to settle in my bones. From the first blast of cold air stinging my cheeks,…

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It’s that time of year again to let go of what no longer ‘sparks joy’

Tuesday, 5 January 2021 It amazes me how much stuff I continue to accumulate. I’m not even sure where it’s coming from, but there’s no end to it. Actually, now that I’ve given it some thought, I have a problem. I have so many hobbies, so many crafts I want to try, ideas on recycling,…

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