Monthly Archives: November 2013

Last night I dreamed about my Dad again

I always seem to on the days I have time for a little book writing. It was a desperately sad dream because in it he had picked up some sort of intestinal virus and it made him so, so sick … Continue reading

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Marriage rules.

Not the life long happiness engendered by the institution (although it does) but rules within a marriage. I think we all have lots of them: some unwritten but nevertheless as strongly adhered to as if graven in stone (such as, … Continue reading

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I am elevated by wine and chocolate

I just got back from a work function at the chocolate factory, where we got to take a master class on chocolate and wine pairing. It was truly excellent, made the more so by the fact that my husband chauffeured … Continue reading

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Yesterday my pants split. Luckily, it was at the end of a working day and it happened when I was leaping enthusiastically from the back of the coach into the driver’s seat (I am lazy and it takes too much … Continue reading

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Snow hoe

Originally posted on emziken:
My girl, enjoying her first week at Big White. Powder snow, too. It makes me almost green with envy and as for my husband, the ex-Canadian ski instructor, he has to look away, such is his longing. emziken View original … Continue reading

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I came into some money this week.

I suppose you could just consider it reimbursement but I wasn’t ever expecting to get it back and it was a nice surprise. It was for money outlaid when my Dad was so ill – the hire of a wheelchair, … Continue reading

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I keep getting these stirred up old memories

Like the time when I was very young (6? 7?) and I was left , alone, on a street and I felt totally abandoned. I had been over to a friend’s place, who lived about one kilometre down the road, … Continue reading

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