2021 Highlights: Week 52

Christmas has come and gone and we are facing a new year. The past two weeks have been full and busy and joyous and (at times) trying. The lead up to Christmas is a busy time at my job so I worked extra days to both help out and make some extra money. My days… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 52

What I Read – December 2021

Read: Ghost Forest - Pik-Shuen Fung (Strange Light, 2021) Gentlemen of the Road - Michael Chabon (Ballantine Books, 2007) The Most Wonderful Time of All Years - Darrell W. Johnson (Regent College Publishing, 2013) 26 Knots - Bindu Suresh (Invisible Publishing, 2019) People from my Neighbourhood - Hiromi Kawakami (translated from the Japanese by Ted… Continue reading What I Read – December 2021

2021 Highlights: Week 50

Some sunshine, some baking, some gift wrapping. Extra work days, time with friends, new provincial restrictions starting tomorrow. The ups and downs of December, of life in an ongoing pandemic. The joys and excitement of Christmas and the realities of life. All mixed up together. We are blessed to have extended family to celebrate with… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 50

2021 Highlights: Week 49

This week has really thrown me for a loop. Monday arrived and brought snow! Not a lot but enough for some definite excitement. I was getting the girls ready for the day, getting Pearl ready for school, and texting with a friend group chat about something else when one friend asked if anyone else had… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 49

2021 Highlights: Week 46

Another week of extreme rain. Am I sounding like a broken record? It rained most of last weekend and then we had another rain warning Sunday night into Monday. Lots of flooding in the Fraser Valley, just outside of Vancouver and a pretty insane amount of rain here. This is what our backyard looked like… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 46