Category Archive: Life

putter

How has your weekend been? My living room is flooded with sunshine, making this couch even more of an anchor. I’m simply lapping it up. It’s been a weekend of puttering and making.… Continue reading

weekending

This was the first thing I saw this morning, en route to the kettle (Apart from the cat, camped on my chest and staring at me). These parrot tulips can stare at me… Continue reading

all the chocolate

There may be several good reasons to wait til just before the weekend to buy your Easter chocolate—including temptation—but I can’t get behind a single one. I’ve practised anything but abstinence this week… Continue reading

interiors

I’m taking a week at home. Time away from work, from the busyness that’s kept me focused on the external, leaving me feeling a complete stranger to the interior me. I need to… Continue reading

pieces

I removed the post about my mother’s death for a number of personal reasons, some of them complicated. Please know that its disappearance doesn’t erase my gratitude for the responses so thoughtfully shared—they’re… Continue reading

winter gardens

Yesterday, powered by oats (no surprises there!) I spent the afternoon roaming the neighbourhood I lived in as a teenager. With only traces of snow on the ground, and an abundance of oak… Continue reading

my lately

New blog header | I’m spring-cleaning without the spring. Bringing the outdoors in | Winterberry grows in abundance outside my apartment. The crimson berries are a welcome surge of colour against January’s muted… Continue reading

bits | pieces

Happy weekending, friends. I’m determined to venture out of the burrow for the first time since Christmas eve. Something short and sweet, I think. My healing has turned a corner these past couple… Continue reading

tea and oranges

I stepped into the apartment entryway to check our mailbox this afternoon. The wind penetrated the slight gap between outer door and floor; the porcelain tile ice-cold beneath my feet. This has been… Continue reading

1.5.15

It’s well and truly the new year. I know there are some who wipe clean all traces of Christmas within days of the holiday ending. But I haven’t even dismantled the Wee Tree… Continue reading

my lately | all that glitters is not gold

My word-crafting doesn’t come close to the precision with which the bloggers I admire slam meaning, with literary finesse, right out of the park. I fumble. A lot. It can take hours to tease words from… Continue reading

the odd bits

What can you say about a week that was bookended by sandals and mittens? Where a single layer was cloyingly hot and a hat and scarf weren’t nearly enough. Where spring rain nourished… Continue reading

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