2020: The Year In Review

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com January this year started on a promising note with my then yet to be published book showing up on a list of anticipated reads for the year. The month also saw me read and review The Good Talk on my blog. This book came to haunt me in many … Continue reading 2020: The Year In Review

Looking Back. Looking Forward.

Rituals are just that, repetitive things that we do because they serve some purpose for us. My annual ritual of poring over everything I have written over the year, culling out the ones that mark a transition or milestone of some sort and assembling them to tell the story of my year gives me joy. … Continue reading Looking Back. Looking Forward.

The Year Of The Walkbacks

As is now a habit, each year as we count down to the next year, I take stock. I trawl through my archives looking for the salient, the mentionables, the highpoint(s) of the year gone by. They are few and rare in between. This year January brought with it the era of the Drumpf, a … Continue reading The Year Of The Walkbacks

Turning A Page

It is late afternoon, it is already dark outside. I am not showered yet. The twins are crooning to songs from Moana. The youngest and the husband are still napping. It is the first day of the New Year. I feel like I should be doing something to mark it. Go shower, rinse away the … Continue reading Turning A Page

Year In Review

As 2015 draws to a close, I set time aside for my annual ritual. I scan each month starting with January and realize it has been an eventful year. The brutal cold, mountains of snow and being stuck at home marked the beginning of the year. With the spring thaw came birthdays, dresses, yard work … Continue reading Year In Review