…in pursuit of wild things


We took an unscheduled break from school this week. I ended up sick on Sunday night and the illness lasted for several days. Now my IBS has flared up and I just feel exhausted along with the list of pains... Continue Reading →


Buckling in Slow Motion

Love only goes so far. I encountered that truth this week and was completely derailed emotionally. My husband (rightfully) decided our sweet Sparkles needs therapy. I didn't want to accept that and found a way to explain everything away with... Continue Reading →

Term 4 Week 7

Sunday: My day started at three in the morning. By three thirty I was prepping my protein smoothie and left for work ten minutes later. Usually my workday begins at five which isn't too bad. But for some reason going... Continue Reading →

The Late Christmas Visit

Last weekend we went to see family since we missed Christmas with them. We all met at Majestic's for lunch and then hung out together at a relative's home. The kid's opened Christmas gifts and played with their cousins. I... Continue Reading →

January the Twenty-third

"Why are you so sad?" These are the first words I heard this morning from my lead at work. She usually opens with, "Hey-hey! Good to see you!" Today, she took one look at me and wanted to know why... Continue Reading →


Last year I did not "choose a word." The last time I chose a word (the word was Brave and that year kicked my butt!) it ended up being a spiritually/emotionally hard year for me. So I avoided the practice... Continue Reading →

Christmas Reflections

This wasn't the Christmas I imagined for my family. This past week I worked nearly full time hours and three of the little ones fell ill with bronchitis and the stomach flu. We didn't decorate cookies, make candies or visit... Continue Reading →

Cindy-Clause is Coming to Town

Last weekend the kids enjoyed their much anticipated over-night fun with Aunt Cindy. She spends the night with them while Shannon and I attend the Jim Beam Christmas Party. Like the years before the party was at Belterra Casino in... Continue Reading →

Another Thanksgiving Gone By

Advent Poem The days dance by and they all seem the same seasons change and children too in quiet moments I see the illusion the days and moments are not the same every moment is an encounter an invitation to... Continue Reading →

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