“I am not well” redux

Lately I’ve been struggling with coming down from a bipolar high and dealing with all that comes along with that. I don’t even need to write a new post about it – you can read this post from last November that pretty much sums it up. But I also want to say that we must…

Saturday Shot: 17 Nov

This week’s photo shoot is – you guessed it – from my yard again. This time of year we have a lot of magnificent fungi making an appearance, especially in our yard where the previous owners bulldozed over wood etc. which makes for a good growing medium for mushrooms. I don’t know my mushroom varieties,…

Your Job Isn’t Who You Are

*Updated 1 Nov to add thanks to @jryancs.  It’s fall. The big leaf maples are shedding their leaves—a profusion of yellow, orange, and red covers the trail on our forest walk. I stay alert to the possibility of crossing paths with the bear that’s been wandering around our neighbourhood, but my ears are full of…

September: The Start of a New Year

We’re halfway through September. The evenings are getting cooler, and we’ve been getting light rain showers every few days. In the mornings when I do my three pages of writing on the front porch, a blanket on my legs and a cup of tea beside me, the road in front of our house is busy…