Monthly Archives: October 2014

MUSINGS IN FRANCE

On a Wednesday I’m tap, tapping away on my iPhone. I’m trying to keep the momentum going. I’m such a creature of habit and routine. Little changes can easily upset my apple cart. Change can be good for the soul. … Continue reading

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A CANADIAN IN FRANCE

It’s Tuesday late afternoon. I’m tap, tapping from the Champaign region in France. I want to keep up my daily writing conversations as best and regularly as I can. I have to tell you I feel strangely at home in … Continue reading

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LIFE’s HICCUPS

I’m coming to you not from the comforts of my sunny office. I’m tapping from Gate 7 at the airport. The morning is bright and sunny. We’ve cleared through security without a hitch, though one of us got thoroughly patted … Continue reading

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LIFE IN SMALL TRICKLES AND WHIMPERS

I’m showing up this morning, dressed but I’ve dispensed with brushing the hair and teeth. I’m straight into the Chai.  I’m a little sleep deprived. The trouble with our flight booking and prepping Sheba for boarding got to me last … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH DOES 3 LETTERS COST?

We’re getting ready to fly to France in a couple of days.  We are not packed but our flights have been booked for awhile now since Sept. 5th.  Preparation for travel has never been my cup of tea.  I envy … Continue reading

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RIDING WITH THE FONZ

Early morning wakening.  I’m at my desk with my Chai.  I’m browsing Facebook and the Internet.  I am in danger of relapsing into my unfocused/ no mind.  Time to rein it in.  It is like an undisciplined child.  Give it … Continue reading

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YOU CAN TEACH AN OLD DOG NEW TRICKS

I am a little slow with my morning words.  But I am sitting here, finishing my Chai.  I’m still in my pyjamas but I have combed out my bed head.  I am surrounded by sunlight. Sheba comes running into the room. … Continue reading

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SMILE THE WHILE – my postcard from the edge

I am ready, sitting here with my morning Chai.  I’m still wearing my bed head.  It brought me luck yesterday.  We, the Chinese, are very superstitious.  The Mad Hatter in me has helped me to rant and chatter – to … Continue reading

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SOME INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW NOT TO LIVE & WRITE LIKE A MAD HATTER

I feel this morning’s darkness in me.  I stretch to receive all that is good out there.  I make my cup of Chai.  Do you know that today is October 6 – 10/6?  It is Mad Hatter Day.  To celebrate … Continue reading

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LIFE IN ALL DIRECTIONS

I like to start the morning with a cup of Tetley’s Chai, strong and sweet.  Its spiciness warms and stimulates me from the inside out.  One sip and I’m ready at the keyboard. I am not good at directions.  Anyone … Continue reading

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