Monthly Archives: February 2021

WRITING TO SAVE MYSELF

So it it February 25, the 25th day of the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I did not bother with Day 24, deciding to immerse myself in Netflix instead. I suppose I was feeling the ‘what’s the point’, ‘who am I kidding’ … Continue reading

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THE RISING AND FALLING OF THE BAROMETER

February 23 and day 23 of the Ultimate Blog Challenge. It is -6℃ outside and -2.1℃ in the greenhouse. It is 9:22 am. The sun is out but it is weak, like tepid tea. I am not feeling my best … Continue reading

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HOPE IS SOMETHING TO DO

It’s February 22 and the 22nd day of the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I’m getting close to the finish line. 6 more days after today. I woke to +4℃ this morning. You wouldn’t think it would be a cause for cursing … Continue reading

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DISILLUSIONMENT AND DISENCHANTMENT

I hate making lunches, some days more than others. Today is the more. I was wishing for hamburger helpers, frozen pizzas, take-out… That was my sole effort yesterday at the keyboard. I am suffering from disillusionment and disenchantment with so … Continue reading

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NOW AND THE FUTURE

I think I got into and out of bed on the wrong side last night and this morning. Though the weather is warmer and the sun is shining, I’m not feeling on top of the world. Quite the opposite. Though … Continue reading

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I’M WORKING ON IT

Life is such that when you think you’ve got a good thing, it disappears. Having found the flow of things doesn’t mean you have command of it. When that happens, I have to do the hard work. I had to … Continue reading

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EFFICIENCY – FINDING THE FLOW

It is 3:19 pm on the 17th of February, the 17th day of the Ultimate Blog Challenge. It is -17℃ outside and 36.6℃ in our greenhouse. There are 124 new cases of #COVID19SK. I’m having a chocolate chip pumpkin muffin … Continue reading

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WHEN I FEEL LEAST LIKE IT

Warmer temperatures does not always guarantee well being and energy for me. After a day’s rest I wasn’t that keen to hit the ski trail again. I did anyways. It’s my exercise regime this winter. I have given up my … Continue reading

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A DANGLING CONVERSATION

It’s a beautiful, sunny, -19℃ warm day. A perfect day for our daily ski if I wasn’t so tired. It’s hard to give up the endorphin high but common sense was really knocking hard. Even my sewing for the100dayproject is … Continue reading

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VALENTINE’S DAY AND THE ULTIMATE BLOG CHALLENGE

Happy Valentine’s Day. It is February 14th, halfway through the Ultimate Blog Challenge. I had struggled through the early parts of it. I am struggling still, having no discipline to set time daily to write. I give in easily to … Continue reading

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