At least I’m reclined outside in the sunshine. And, I’m directing, vocally across the hallway into the kitchen, my tween girl’s cheesecake baking efforts. 🍰
THIS is the reason to have children. 😀
Continue reading “Current state: cake-less and reclined”
While some places are opening up and allowing hair salons and barber shops to invite business back into their establishments, Toronto isn’t there (yet).
But here’s the thing:
Continue reading “Quarantine underground”
I have begun the arduous climb out of the abyss I fell into this week.
A lot has been going on here, none of which is very interesting, but it did include a
self-indulgent pity party in which I wallowed, and slept, almost continuously for several days.
Sorry (not sorry) you weren’t invited.
Continue reading “Derailment – the abyss”
Imagine a new day. A new week. A whole new year.
Even a new decade.
Does it mean something?
Well, the kids are back in school today… 🙄 Continue reading “Idle no more”
Do you write resolutions for the New Year? Or do you have a bucket list?
I don’t have either. I don’t typically set goals or plan things beyond the immediate short-term requirements.
But I’ve been thinking about it.
Continue reading “Attainable and unattainable life goals”
One thing I know about myself is that my personality, my character, even my physical appearance, doesn’t fit into a conventional mold.
I’m a very different entity in terms of societal expectations of how someone like me is supposed to be. I don’t fit the pattern of most middle-aged, teenage-parenting women of today, and frankly, I’m just fine with that.
It wasn’t always like that. I am like this now, or at least I’m learning how to be like this more, nowadays.
I have learned not to give a crap about most things over the years. Also, I’m parenting teens and this alone has reduced my patience for other people’s drama or unsolicited opinions dramatically. 🙃
I came to these realizations early this morning while reading a blog post from a romance author.
Continue reading “Writing without conforming (and a poll)”
Balance. Equilibrium. Those are terms that describe the zodiac sign Libra, which is what I am.
I love the symbol for Libra – a perfect balance.
Continue reading “The time has come to decide…”
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That’s the word that comes to mind when I think of my state of mind during summer vacation so far.
Raising kids has that effect on a parent’s equilibrium, don’t you think? And the older they get, the more
uncertain get that my personal equilibrium remains intact. I
The irony that I’m a Libra is not lost on me.
Continue reading “Maintaining equilibrium at home during summer vacation”