Monthly Archives: October 2012

BUSTING OUT OF MY WET PAPER BAG

Today is one of those chilly, grey late autumn days in Saskatchewan.  It is the kind of weather that I wouldn’t be able to find my way out of a wet paper bag, never mind traveling to the other side … Continue reading

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HOPING FOR CHANGE

I drank too much wine last night.  The intentions I set prior all went out the window and you could say that I have failed.  On top of that, I fell asleep early and woke up at 1:30 and could … Continue reading

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WINE MAKING SUNDAY

It is another Sunday, a week home from wine country.  Today we can only dream of warmer temperatures and snow less grounds.  It is windy and the sun has already left. But this morning we made wine, one batch white,  … Continue reading

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TIME AND SPACE

Where am I this fine Saturday morning?  I am not behind.  It is almost 11:30.  The sun is just giving me a big burst of hello. I was planning to be out in the dog park before lunch and stopping … Continue reading

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SHEDDING MY TEN POUNDS

My days of hanging on to all my stuff and all my poundage are over!  Am I too confident and glib?  No.  I am not.  Gone are the days of careless feasting, buying and hanging on to EVERYTHING by the … Continue reading

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THE SHORT OF IT…OR LETTING GO

So I tend to hang on to things, like clutter…of all kinds.  I have a difficult time of letting go.  I’m like Sheba with a bone.  It is said that it is really not about the stuff, but something else.  … Continue reading

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So here I am, away from home, away from familiarity, away from routines and habits. So who or what am I without all my usual trappings? So in this moment and space, I can be who or whatever I choose. … Continue reading

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SO I AM EATING AGAIN

I am eating again, consuming, filling a void, filling in time, keeping awake.  It is marvelous how good it feels.  The night is endless. I’ve often wondered how healthy our profession is for us….nurses, the caretakers of bodies and souls.  … Continue reading

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HAVE YOU EVER

It’s funny how sometimes songs run in your mind.  This morning I’m hearing Patsy Cline’s Have You Ever Been Lonely.  It’s not that I’m feeling lonely.  It’s more like I’m feeling antsy, restless and a little ‘distraught’ – not that … Continue reading

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SURPRISED BY JOY

I have always loved C. S. Lewis’ book, Surprised By Joy ever since I came across it some 40 years plus ago.  It was part of my English 110 class and I have yet to read it.  I have it … Continue reading

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