Tag Archives: winter

I AM

A very cold start to the day. The door knob to the back door was frozen. It wouldn’t turn. Lucky we had electricity for the hairdryer to thaw it out. A few weeks ago, the lock was frozen. The key … Continue reading

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STEPPING UP TO ELECTRIC AVENUE

It’s that magic hour again. I’m sitting down with my decaf. I see the smoke coming out of my neighbour’s chimney. It’s turned cold again. -23 C this hour. I’m feeling better. I’m always surprised that my aches and pain … Continue reading

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A HARD WEEK – Day 168 – 174 in a year of…

Day 168 – 174, January 16, 2017 @4:59pm A week have gone by since I’ve been here. I haven’t abandoned ship. I’m still with the program. January has been HARD. I’m lacking luster, inspiration and drive. My Tinker Bell with … Continue reading

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DISAPPOINTMENT – Day 161 in a year of…

Day 161, January 3, 2016 @7:11 pm I have the grouchies with this cold weather. I wonder why my ancestors immigrated to this part of the country/world. Why not Australia or some other parts of the South Pacific? If it … Continue reading

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KEEPING WARM, STAYING SANE

Another cold Saskatchewan winter morning but the sun is up and at it.  I have to smile and be grateful for every little bit of sunshine.  January is not an easy time for a writing challenge, or any challenge.  Coping … Continue reading

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WHAT IS

It’s the 6th day of the new year.  Can I say I am weary and Sheba is getting on my one nerve that is left?  She is the neediest dog ever, wanting to be stroked, cuddled and held 24/7, always … Continue reading

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BEGIN THE BEGUILE

It’s the 4th day of 2015 and it is bitterly cold.  I am depleted of energy, ambition and creativity.  The cold has sapped me of all, though Sheba and I went around the neighbourhood in – 36 degrees C.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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