Yesterday, I saw a writing prompt from Bubble Bath Self-Empowerment that got me thinking. In fact, it prompted me to write, so it worked! The prompt was: When You Love Yourself First, Everything Else Falls Into Place. I can remember times in my life when loving myself was […]
Snowbird of Paradise
An Albertan who spends winters in California.
I have been fascinated by the migration of my black eye (formally known as a periorbital hematoma) from my eyebrow to my cheek. I have also watched as it has changed colour several times. Here, for the record, are moments during that process over six days. I used […]
I’ve got a black eye! As this is my first ever black eye, I have decided that it is going to be a conversation piece, so I will try to make sure I choose clothes that bring out its most interesting colours. Today that is turquoise. On Tuesday, […]
Tuesday was very windy, but it was still a pleasure to see the autumn colours in the North Saskatchewan River valley from the lookouts at the top and bottom of the funicular.
These are some of the autumn colours in my neighbourhood this morning. With a tip of the hat to Donovan:
Even though I wanted to, I decided not to participate in the Climate Strike yesterday. I left this protest to stronger, healthier folks. I’m still recovering from the cold or flu that has kept me home feeling like a wet dishrag this week. The worst if the illness […]
For the past few days, I have been living with a cold and cough. I’ve been in a semi-conscious state with a fuzzy head, sore throat, and a relentless dry cough, taking the usual over-the-counter medications, drinking lots of herbal teas, and wondering how long this darned cold […]