Why A Picture is Worth 1000 Words

The sky was a color so crisp that any sky-blue pencil crayon in a new pack would have to contend with the vibrancy. Wispy white clouds stroked the sky leaving cotton like smears buffing some spots and leaving others bare to blue. And as far as prairie horizons go this combination of white textured blue... Continue Reading →

The Magic of Willingness

My favorite season is summer. I appreciate the unique offerings of each season but I have, in the past, had a hard time letting my favorite season go. I saw a post recently that said "It's not officially fall until September 22 so sit your Happy Halloween, Sweater wearing, pumpkin spice latte drinking, scarf donning... Continue Reading →

Hindsight is 2020

This is my last deliberation on the New Year. Then I'll move on. I think I speak for the collective when I say that we ready to put 2020 behind us! I posted a wrap-up video on my social media, just before the 31st of December. Sadly the video felt more like a trailer for... Continue Reading →

A Late Blog Post.

It's Sunday night. I'm working on this blog post NOW. Yeah, I know. It's late. By the time I post it it's going to be roughly three days late. I said I'd do my best to post Friday or Saturday---but not this time. Excuses Ideas: Not the issue. I had some ideas. I have an... Continue Reading →

Through the Woods and into the Lake

Comparison is the thief of joy.President Theodore Roosevelt At the beginning of summer I vocalized missing Greece and my friend Crystal asked “Are you going to compare everything to Greece?”  The question was direct and pointed—and it was a good one.  Was I?  I have spent every summer for over fifteen years in Greece. I... Continue Reading →

Roughing it: a soft spot in my heart

I just returned from Duck Mountain Saskatchewan. Madge Lake specifically. It was a short trip---three days and two nights. As a new location in Saskatchewan I was so impressed with its geographical contours, boreal forest and overall contrast to what is generally thought of as flat Saskatchewan. I filled these days with hiking, taking photos,... Continue Reading →

Circumstances and Situations

Social distancing and social isolations are our current catch phrases. Counting my blessings Although life has changed I am not uncomfortable. There is the occasional bout of loneliness but that’s a small price to pay for the general well-being of—well everyone.  Since my place of work transferred to my home this whole experience essentially feels... Continue Reading →

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