Category Archives: Inside my head

Random thoughts: Blue Rodeo

Random thoughts posts are like free association on any particular topic. Here we go, Blue Rodeo version. If I became obscenely wealthy I would book Blue Rodeo to play whatever milestone event I had coming up next. I had a … Continue reading

Posted in Inside my head | 2 Comments

A word on birds…

I’m pretty out there as liking birds. Their imagery, plumage, symbolism. You name it. I like birdy everything. That’s why my ears pricked up leaving work the other day. Two women were walking ahead of me and they were commenting … Continue reading

Posted in Inside my head | 1 Comment

Reading in OverDrive

I’ve read 26 books so far this year… a fact I know because I’ve been listing them in my beloved organizer. I’ve given myself permission to consider listening to a book on equal plane as reading one, so if that … Continue reading

Posted in Inside my head | 3 Comments

Year 29

It’s a combination of how big the number is getting, and how many people our (now middle, pushing 50) age are starting to deal with their own similar situations of loss and transition. The howling winds today don’t help, they … Continue reading

Posted in Inside my head, Mapping Memory Lane, Onwards

Hats Off…

Similar to a random thoughts post, this is a sampling of people and places I want to tip my (new, gorgeous plum cloche) hat to, from the past few days: The Saucy Milliner – Art in the form of handmade, … Continue reading

Posted in Inside my head

Mapping Memory Lane: Winter Thaws

The twins must have been about nine. My older sister about to turn 12. Our cottage was only accessible by boat – and in the winter, ski-doo. Not speedy, flashy snowmobile. Think orange twin track, single headlight, looked like a … Continue reading

Posted in Inside my head | 6 Comments

Two years later…

It’s picture night tonight at Quinte Ballet School. Ballerinas posing in their pointe shoes and strong legs, all smiles and quiet pride. Two years ago tonight kid2 and I had a moment. Fast forward two years, I am experiencing a … Continue reading

Posted in Inside my head