Categories
My Ramblings

Voluntary Social Isolation

Hello everyone, hope all is well. It’s been a weird few days. In the last two days, the governments, both provincial and municipal, here in my beautiful ugly, have taken important measures, in order to protect the population, from the Coronavirus(covid-19). Some people are taking this lightly, but most are not, some people are overacting, […]

Categories
My Ramblings

Accident, cold, and the death of a poet

Hello all, hope all is well in your world, things are up and down, around here, mom had a bit of an accident. sprained her ankle, pretty bad, lots of swelling and bruising, we iced it as soon as it happened, and thank the Lord, there was no break, still it has changed all kinds […]

Categories
My Ramblings

Recouping my voice

Good afternoon my friends. Hope all is well, in, your little piece of the world. Here, Spring has sprung, and not a second too soon. We might still get cold weather, flurries even, but once you have had, a day or two over 15 degrees, that’s Celsius for my Americans, the end is foretold. So […]

Categories
My Ramblings

On Doctors, reading and love

Hello all, hope all is well, with all of you. It’s January. January, the season, where, mom and I visit doctors, well for the last few years it has been. Not the best time to get around, snow, slush and ice, heavy coats and boots, but, it is, what it is. Fingers crossed, the cataract […]

Categories
My Ramblings

Blue Monday and such

Good morning all, I hope all is well with all of you. My bff mentioned yesterday, in one of our, back and forth text conversations, that it was, Blue Monday. I confess, I had no idea what Blue Monday was, so I asked her, is it a day to wear blue to the office? Because […]

Categories
My Ramblings

Loneliness

Hello you all, hope all is well in your part of the world. The weather has been hard to take, here, in my beautiful ugly, which is to be expected it being January and all. Cold, Grey sunless skies, ice, snow, gloomy weather. I have been afflicted by a combination of , melancoly, and rage, […]

Categories
My Ramblings

Belonging

Now that all the holiday get togethers and celebrations are over, (hope they were all you wanted or needed), we return to the bleak mid Winter, so bleak and grey(well today, anyway) This week is back to regular scheduled things, my Wednesday evening class etc. I started something last year, I started keeping a journal, […]

Categories
My Ramblings

In The Bleak Midwinter Mussings

In the bleak midwinter, frosty wind made moan, earth stood hard as iron, water like a stone; snow had fallen, snow on snow, snow on snow, in the bleak midwinter, long ago. traditional hymn based on a poem by Christina Rosetti This time of year is most difficult for me, from November to Christmas. It is bleak, dark, […]

Categories
My Ramblings

It’s been a minute…

Hello all, it’s been a minute since I wrote on the blog, I started a few drafts, I wasn’t happy with them, so I let them lay there. This morning, I deleted the drafts. 2019 is almost over and here comes another decade, the 20’s (I wonder if flappers will make an appearance) It’s been […]

Categories
My Ramblings

Paris…someday

Yesterday, I watched Notre-Dame de Paris, burn. What a sad sight. I love Notre-Dame de Paris. I have never been, I might never go. And, yet, I am attached to it. In my Parisian fantasies, I walk, the banks of the Seine, I browse the book stalls, I stop and think, I breathe it in, […]