Blustery Monday

Monday, 2 November 2020 The wind howled, shaking my window most of the night and early morning. It was cold but the sky was bright blue and the sun shone bright. One of my goals this summer was to harvest enough chamomile to fill this jar which, I believe, will keep me drinking tea all…

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The day the internet went out…

Thursday, 6 August 2020 I broke for lunch. Mowed ragweed on the side lawn and pulled what I couldn’t reach with the tractor. Hot and sweaty I made a smoothie, cheese and veggie tray for lunch then headed back to my online class. I was early and had 30 minutes or so before class started…

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Hump Day

Wednesday, 5 August 2020 I’m restless. I don’t want to say I’m bored because I have too many things to keep me occupied for the rest of my life…if I live to be 100 that is. No, I think it’s more like COVID-19 has finally gotten to me. I had a taste of normal life…

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Elder advice

Tuesday, 21 July 2020 I listened to an Elder speak about COVID-19. Not just from the perspective of the impact it has had on the Indigenous community but what he felt this pandemic means, in the bigger scheme of things. He felt it is a special gift allowing us to slow down and spend time…

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