Posts Tagged: seasons

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

Accounting for: September

I had some back-to-school energy in the early part of the month and channelled it into decluttering and yard work. My junk drawers were cleared out – as of today, they have not been re-junked. The laundry room shelving, used

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

November – It’s a Wrap!

A quick wrap-up this month! ‘Tis the season to prepare for colder weather. I started wearing gloves this month on days when the temperature got down to about 5 C. I wore my light-weight puffer jacket most of the month

October – It’s a Wrap!

October is my favourite month. This was a good one! We had a special event early on – we travelled to our nearby smaller city overnight to see Jane Goodall speak. I thought it was the chance of a lifetime.

October – It’s a Wrap!

October is my favourite month. This was a good one! We had a special event early on – we travelled to our nearby smaller city overnight to see Jane Goodall speak. I thought it was the chance of a lifetime.

Ghosts of Hallowe’en Past

One of the roots of Hallowe’en is All Souls/All Saints, the night when spirits can pass through easily from one side to the other. I love the imagery of the Day of the Dead, with its marigolds and sugar skulls. Where

Ghosts of Hallowe’en Past

One of the roots of Hallowe’en is All Souls/All Saints, the night when spirits can pass through easily from one side to the other. I love the imagery of the Day of the Dead, with its marigolds and sugar skulls. Where

September – It’s a Wrap!

Two words for September: Dry Work This month we had our first ever watering ban – not allowed to water lawns and gardens, wash cars, etc. Uncanny! Usually we spend half the summer complaining about the rain and lack of proper weather.

September – It’s a Wrap!

Two words for September: Dry Work This month we had our first ever watering ban – not allowed to water lawns and gardens, wash cars, etc. Uncanny! Usually we spend half the summer complaining about the rain and lack of proper weather.

April: It’s a Wrap!

In April I kept my appointment to get the snow tires on my car switched out for the summer/all season tires. Naturally this guaranteed another couple of snows. The weather has been mostly sunny with a bitterly cold wind. I

April: It’s a Wrap!

In April I kept my appointment to get the snow tires on my car switched out for the summer/all season tires. Naturally this guaranteed another couple of snows. The weather has been mostly sunny with a bitterly cold wind. I

March: It’s a Wrap!

What a strange middle-March we’ve had: not a harsh and cold winter month, but still far from Spring. We’ve had more rain than snow, and the ice on the lakes has long since thawed.  But not even the crocuses are

March: It’s a Wrap!

What a strange middle-March we’ve had: not a harsh and cold winter month, but still far from Spring. We’ve had more rain than snow, and the ice on the lakes has long since thawed.  But not even the crocuses are

In May

Our snow had only just melted by May 1! Needless to say, Spring was more than a month delayed. Cool weather continued and flowers were excruciatingly slow to appear. On the plus side, I was able to do a month’s

In May

Our snow had only just melted by May 1! Needless to say, Spring was more than a month delayed. Cool weather continued and flowers were excruciatingly slow to appear. On the plus side, I was able to do a month’s

In April

A recap of what I was up to for the rest of April… I’ve had some interesting assignments at work this month. First, I was invited to an elementary school for their Career Day. I spoke to 9 classes about

In April

A recap of what I was up to for the rest of April… I’ve had some interesting assignments at work this month. First, I was invited to an elementary school for their Career Day. I spoke to 9 classes about

On My Mind

Things on my mind this week (very random): Today was Record Store Day, and despite my last post, Rom and I went shopping and spent $$ on music. No regrets whatsoever. Supported local stores, hung out with hipsters and got

On My Mind

Things on my mind this week (very random): Today was Record Store Day, and despite my last post, Rom and I went shopping and spent $$ on music. No regrets whatsoever. Supported local stores, hung out with hipsters and got