day 6: is it really almost -30C outside?

Lake Erie yesterday – brr!   Yes, yes it is. And that is why I am grateful for sweaters and scarves, in particular a beautiful thick sweater that came all the way from Ireland that I plan to wear today because I have been frozen since yesterday. I woke up at 2am last night, IContinue reading “day 6: is it really almost -30C outside?”

day 5: bandages, sunshine and sitting at my new desk

Well, it is bloody cold outside. The thermometer says -21C and with the wind it is minus a million. I am still going out with my camera because the sun is shining today…. with an extra layer of thermal underwear on though! today I am thankful for: 1. sunshine 2. that my body heals quicklyContinue reading “day 5: bandages, sunshine and sitting at my new desk”

30 days of gratitude: rising to the challenge

I just wanted to share something that my friend Kathy Drue, who is a wonderful writer and keeps a beautiful blog called Lake Superior Spirit, shared with all of her friends on Facebook as well as on her blog. I came across her 30 days of gratitude challenge on Tuesday and jumped right on board.Continue reading “30 days of gratitude: rising to the challenge”

day 3: snow, coffee and writing my heart out

day 3… I am grateful for: 1. snow. I went outside this morning to find another two inches on the ground and everywhere. beautiful. 2. good coffee. Now that I have found the perfect grinder I never have a bitter cup thanks to a brilliant friend. (thanks again Andrew!) 3. that it’s Friday and tomorrowContinue reading “day 3: snow, coffee and writing my heart out”