This photo of my daughter and her boyfriend says it all – summer time is here. I have been away from blogging for several months. Lots of reasons, no excuses. I was declared excess at my school and had to find a new position for next year. Due to seniority, I would have been placed […]
I think we dream so we don’t have to be apart for so long. If we’re in each other’s dreams, we can be together all the time. – Winnie the Pooh Whether your children are 2 or 22, they have a permanent place in your heart and your dreams.
Here we are… Valentine’s day number 32. And without question I love you 32 million times more than that first one. You are my rock, my very best friend, my coach, my comedic audience. You get me and you make me feel important. You are my every day of the week Valentine. Today. Tomorrow. And […]
Right now, one of my very favourite people is away, and I miss him a whole bunch. My son, Kyle, is spending the fall as a visiting scientist at Harvard and I really miss him and the little things….like how he checks in and asks how my day is going….how we chat about everything and […]
Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words. – Plautus Tomorrow we will celebrate our son’s 23rd birthday. It’s unbelievable because I truly can remember the day he was born like it was yesterday. It was a truly remarkable day and one of a handful that I can truly say changed my life. For the […]
Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others – Virginia Woolf Twenty years ago, we headed to the hospital to begin a long night of labour before the early morning of September 13th, when our amazing daughter was born. I do remember the day she was born with great clarity and definitely count it […]
The most important thing in life is to give out love, and to let it come in. – Morrie Schwartz In the summer of 1981, I met the love of my life. He literally walked through a door, and that was it. Not that I had a clue, at 18, that this was IT. And […]
A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go – anonymous Thank you to all my moms, all my friends, all the moms I know – I have learned so much from all of you. I am like none of you and I’m like all of you. We’re all in this together.
“When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.” – Sophia Loren This quote struck a chord with me as I have spent much of the past 22 years of my life “thinking twice”. (I think […]
All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking – Nietzsche There is much to think about these days as I wander my neighbourhood, so it is wonderful that I live in a place I love , with so much to see. After 20 years, I still love to walk the streets near my home […]