Thriving in a Home-Based Life

I have now been Working from Home for 21 weeks. I love domestic life, but I never imagined I could integrate work and personal life to this degree. I am enjoying it while it lasts. As I mentioned in earlier

Thriving in a Home-Based Life

I have now been Working from Home for 21 weeks. I love domestic life, but I never imagined I could integrate work and personal life to this degree. I am enjoying it while it lasts. As I mentioned in earlier

Coronavirus Time Line

Well, hasn’t it been a time? Here’s an abbreviated “Coronavirus-era” timeline for my household and my part of the world. I work in a public library in Nova Scotia, Canada; my spouse Rom does IT support in a law office.

Coronavirus Time Line

Well, hasn’t it been a time? Here’s an abbreviated “Coronavirus-era” timeline for my household and my part of the world. I work in a public library in Nova Scotia, Canada; my spouse Rom does IT support in a law office.

Reading…to Learn and to Feel. #BlackLivesMatter

If there’s one thing I’m proud of, it’s not bragging. Haha! On this blog, I have made a point of not saying I’m an expert in anything, or thinking I can give advice to you, the readers. Mostly I try

Reading…to Learn and to Feel. #BlackLivesMatter

If there’s one thing I’m proud of, it’s not bragging. Haha! On this blog, I have made a point of not saying I’m an expert in anything, or thinking I can give advice to you, the readers. Mostly I try

The House Has Been Read!

Welcome to another installment of Reading Down the House! Way, way back in October 2018 I pulled together this set of 30 books from my own shelves at home and vowed to read them all. The last time I reported,

The House Has Been Read!

Welcome to another installment of Reading Down the House! Way, way back in October 2018 I pulled together this set of 30 books from my own shelves at home and vowed to read them all. The last time I reported,

Someone Else’s FIRE Journey [Review]

This weekend I watched a documentary about a couple’s FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) journey. FIRE is a lifestyle choice that involves: Deciding on life priorities (necessities and what makes you happy) Mapping your budget to those priorities Maintaining a

Someone Else’s FIRE Journey [Review]

This weekend I watched a documentary about a couple’s FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) journey. FIRE is a lifestyle choice that involves: Deciding on life priorities (necessities and what makes you happy) Mapping your budget to those priorities Maintaining a

A Day in Covid Lockdown

Today’s post is a photo journal of a Saturday. I was inspired by the Photo an Hour posts that Janet (blogger at JBistheinitial) used to do, like this one. I decided in advance to keep busy all day so I’d

A Day in Covid Lockdown

Today’s post is a photo journal of a Saturday. I was inspired by the Photo an Hour posts that Janet (blogger at JBistheinitial) used to do, like this one. I decided in advance to keep busy all day so I’d

Tax Me, Please!

  I mostly support democratic socialism – a system in which an elected government ensures all people have their basic needs met, regardless of income and ability. That is “my” socialism. Officially, socialism means that all members of a society

Tax Me, Please!

  I mostly support democratic socialism – a system in which an elected government ensures all people have their basic needs met, regardless of income and ability. That is “my” socialism. Officially, socialism means that all members of a society

Life Update March 2020

For this post, I’ll backtrack and tell you what I’ve been doing since New Year’s. Notice I didn’t preface that by saying, “Now that I have extra time on my hands…” My new work-from-home routine has kept me as busy

Life Update March 2020

For this post, I’ll backtrack and tell you what I’ve been doing since New Year’s. Notice I didn’t preface that by saying, “Now that I have extra time on my hands…” My new work-from-home routine has kept me as busy

Anti-Viral 19

Here we all are (speaking collectively, as in “all the world”), social distancing and self-isolating. I hope we’ll come out the other side clamouring to spend time in public with the rest of humankind. In the meantime, here are my

Anti-Viral 19

Here we all are (speaking collectively, as in “all the world”), social distancing and self-isolating. I hope we’ll come out the other side clamouring to spend time in public with the rest of humankind. In the meantime, here are my

Branded

This is not a sponsored post and there are no affiliate links! In September, I visited the Museum of Brands and Packaging in London. It was jam-packed with consumer items from the Victorian Era to the present, from pre-radio and

Branded

This is not a sponsored post and there are no affiliate links! In September, I visited the Museum of Brands and Packaging in London. It was jam-packed with consumer items from the Victorian Era to the present, from pre-radio and