Category Archives: Personal

Accounting for: May

May, the month of first ice cream cones, dandelions, and the re-emergence of June bugs: eek! May had several perks – my family got together for a Mothers Day meal, we went out for Rom’s birthday, and we had an

Accounting for: May

May, the month of first ice cream cones, dandelions, and the re-emergence of June bugs: eek! May had several perks – my family got together for a Mothers Day meal, we went out for Rom’s birthday, and we had an

Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

Accounting for: March

In March I was: Working I filled in for more than 4 weeks at another work site and only returned to my old job this week. I really enjoyed the change. I had been nervous going back because I had

Accounting for: March

In March I was: Working I filled in for more than 4 weeks at another work site and only returned to my old job this week. I really enjoyed the change. I had been nervous going back because I had

Just Because

New car at our house. Not, strictly speaking, needed. Shall I justify? When Rom arrived in Canada in 2010, he immediately bought a car; I already had one. We both expected to use our own cars for daily commuting in

Just Because

New car at our house. Not, strictly speaking, needed. Shall I justify? When Rom arrived in Canada in 2010, he immediately bought a car; I already had one. We both expected to use our own cars for daily commuting in

Not Into It

Just for fun: what are some things that everyone else loves but you are just not into? Here are a few of mine! Dogs. OK, I just lost half my readership! Here is my thing: if one of my friends

Not Into It

Just for fun: what are some things that everyone else loves but you are just not into? Here are a few of mine! Dogs. OK, I just lost half my readership! Here is my thing: if one of my friends

Live to Work or Work to Live?

I love my job; more importantly, I love my profession. More than half of the staff I work with love their jobs and their field of work. It is temporary work for some – they plan to move on to

Live to Work or Work to Live?

I love my job; more importantly, I love my profession. More than half of the staff I work with love their jobs and their field of work. It is temporary work for some – they plan to move on to

Accounting for: February

After the stay-in dark winter of January, February was more active. Including 5 hours shovelling after it snowed for 24 hours! We got two days off work for that one. Making/Doing I made good progress on my recipe collection this

Accounting for: February

After the stay-in dark winter of January, February was more active. Including 5 hours shovelling after it snowed for 24 hours! We got two days off work for that one. Making/Doing I made good progress on my recipe collection this