Monthly Archives: May 2010

you were here

Today, as I have done on this day for the past 12 years, I celebrate her life. Because, even though she can't be here to celebrate it herself, I am so grateful that she was here.  Without her, there'd be … Continue reading

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home happy :: a porch

Porches are for napping. Whether you take your moment of shut-eye in a chair, or perched on up high, not much beats a nice summer nap.

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home happy :: windows

My apartment-dwelling days gave me just one exposure and just two, albeit large, windows, and more often than not, my window sills were needed for storage – for books, paint brushes, desk supplies. Using that space (and that light) to … Continue reading

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it’s the neighbourly thing to do

I’m really not much (at all) of a cat person. Just as some people can be afraid of dogs, I find myself a little alarmed by cat behaviour. I just don’t get them. I think I’m a little too much … Continue reading

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do you want to go for a walk?

A year ago, I would be walking right now. On a day like this when life is quiet, the rain has stopped, and there is a new neighbourhood out there to explore, he would give me a look, and away … Continue reading

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On a weary sort of day – the kind of day where things seem a little less possible today than they were yesterday, the skies outside have overdosed on melancholy, and I find myself missing a whole lotta something – … Continue reading

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