Happy birthday, Aly

Sometimes I just need some water and a friend to soothe my soul. This week I went on my first kayaking adventure to celebrate my friend’s birthday. I was slower than molasses in January but I didn’t tip or fall in and the water was beautifully still. #hayward #haywardlake #bchydroreservoir #bchydro #kayaking #waterplease #waterismyelement #firsttimeforeverything … Continue reading Happy birthday, Aly

Non-Binary Awareness Week

Posted @withregram • @lgbtqwellness Celebrating and learning from our nonbinary siblings this week, and beyond! REPOST • @kellysmall Hey, it’s nonbinary awareness week! Please share this, learn more, and uplift nonbinary and gender expansive folks this week and every week. ✨ Nonbinary genders have always existed✨ 1.4 million nonbinary people in NA✨ they/them pronouns or … Continue reading Non-Binary Awareness Week

Happy One Year, Sadie Roo

“Before you get a dog, you can’t quite imagine what living with one might be like; afterward, you can’t imagine living any other way.” – Caroline Knapp One year ago this little love bug came into our home and changed it forever. It’s been a whole year of daily walks, barking at birds, trips to … Continue reading Happy One Year, Sadie Roo

Ten Steps To Nanette: A Memoir Situation ~ Hannah Gadsby (2022)

I loved Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette on Netflix in 2018. I loved it because it made me laugh, and it made me cry. I loved it because it was not strictly a comedy show, and it was relatable and it spoke to me in a way that stand up comedy rarely does. Ten Steps to Nanette: … Continue reading Ten Steps To Nanette: A Memoir Situation ~ Hannah Gadsby (2022)

Welcome to the world, little one

“A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities” ~ Eda J LeShan I am so excited to be able to share the biggest and best news ever! Ty and Danielle are parents! I am so lucky to be auntie to this tiny bundle of goodness! She … Continue reading Welcome to the world, little one

The Dark Between Stars by Atticus

I used to be intimidated by poetry. I had trouble relating to the verse and spent so much time trying to understand the poetry that I did not come close to understanding it. Over the years, I have fallen in love with poetry, though. I have come to realise that I need to enjoy a … Continue reading The Dark Between Stars by Atticus

Bipolar Balance

I have been feeling down the last few days, and today has been no exception. I would like to be in a happier mood and have tried willing myself through positive thinking. Alas, it has come to no avail. I am inexorably sad. I’d like to point out that this is not the same as … Continue reading Bipolar Balance

It’s Peony Time!

I love, love, LOVE peonies! And even more than peonies, I love Memere’s who remember how much I love peonies. 💜💜💜 ⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣.⁣ #beautybag #englishroses #favouriteflower #handmadewreath #ilovepeonies #lovepeonies #naturalsoycandles #peonie #peonies #peoniesaremyfavorite #peoniesbouquet #peonieseason #peoniesofinstagram #peoniestattoo #peonyaddict #peonybouquet #peonyflower #peonyflowers #peonylove #peonylover #peonyseason #pinkpeonies #pinkpeony #sydneyweddingflorist #theoutdoors #uniquecandles #visitkent #weddingillustration #whitepeonies #wreathmaker

First Glasses

10 years ago my little man got his first pair of glasses! ❤️❤️❤️ I’ll never forget walking with him and him really seeing everything for the first time. He knelt down to pet the grass growing through the sidewalk, he noticed all the parents at daycare pick up, he spent the first two years trying … Continue reading First Glasses

White Teeth by Zadie Smith

“White Teeth is a 2000 novel by the British author Zadie Smith. It focuses on the later lives of two wartime friends—the Bangladeshi Samad Iqbal and the Englishman Archie Jones—and their families in London. The novel is centered on Britain's relationship with immigrants from the British Commonwealth.” I loved this book. It covered so many … Continue reading White Teeth by Zadie Smith