2022 Highlights: Week 14

For the beauty of each hourOf the day and of the nightHill and vale and tree and flow'rSun and Moon and stars of lightSun and Moon and stars of light 'Lord of all, to Thee we raiseThis our joyful hymn of praise"For the Beauty of the Earth" I've been listening to a lot of old… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Week 14

2022 Highlights: Weeks 7 – 9

I've shared the major highlight of recent weeks which was Pearl turning 7 but I'd like to share a few other things that have made me happy recently. March 2nd marked the begin of Lent this year and I'm taking the opportunity to do a social media fast and limit my news intake. I found… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Weeks 7 – 9

2022 Highlights: Week 6

"I just think there has to be a Jesus, to say 'beautiful' about things no one else would ever see. The precious things should be looked to, whatever becomes of the rest of it."Marilynne Robinson, Jack Some beautiful things this week: Pools in BC require proof of vaccination and so each week, twice a week,… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Week 6

2022 Highlights: Weeks 3-5

Oh hey there! Let's catch up, shall we? Here are a bunch of photos: Quarantine creations by Peter.Letting them live in their pjs, make videos, and watch a LOT of TV so I could rest and survive.Dresses and hats from their aunt.In case you're wondering what Rose's personality is like.Out of quarantine and free at… Continue reading 2022 Highlights: Weeks 3-5

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

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 48

Let's start with this week's big news: Pearl got her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine! We went in the pouring rain after school. The time slots were set aside for ages 5 to 11 only so the atmosphere was quiet but the staff there had prepped for kids. Some of the nurses wore fairy… Continue reading 2021 Highlights: Week 48