Numbers and Chronic Illness

It’s been 5 years since illness knocked me off my feet. Tuesday, I visited the doctor with a list of 12 symptoms to discuss. She had 4 things to cover with me. We spent 1 hour and she took 2 samples, and set me up with 1 specialist and 3 more tests. She gave me […]

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Yum!

Travelling is a challenge when food allergies are a concern. While in Ottawa, we stumbled upon a The Mill Street Pub, a restaurant overlooking the river, that offered gluten-free pizza, and it was delicious! Our youngest granddaughter, on her second birthday, preferred the watermelon to cake. There is nothing more satisfying than watching someone enjoy […]

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Fire

Drawn to the smoke,we search for fire Mesmerized by the flame,longing to capture the power even nature recognizes the allure,signals us at the end of day. (Fire is the prompt for Nancy Merrill’s A Photo a Week Challenge.)

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #44: Numerology

Numerology – the study of numbers and their connection to life patterns – fascinated me for many years. I came across a book, Numerology and the Divine Triangle which explained the Pythagorean theory of numbers. Like a psychic detective, I set out to uncover the mysteries of life, hoping, as we all do, to gain […]

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Let It Rain

Spring rain, the consensus seems to be, is the refreshment we need as winter’s barren stretch ends. Things continue to be piled up over here, the unpacking process disrupted by company and sleepovers. It is good to be home, and at the same time, I am feeling an inner fragility, overcome by exhaustion and the […]

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Trails and Goals

Seven trails follow the two rivers that cross through our little town. Last Autumn, I touched on a few of them, but know that I’ve only just scratched the surface. This one runs behind our community, just beyond my capacity to wander…now. I have goals for myself. One of them being to strengthen my legs […]

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