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Hello from Sunday night. Oh the drama to get here!

This definitely fits into my “if you can believe this!” category. The day came too quickly, and I had to return to Vancouver and leave Robert for a few months, so he drove me to Heathrow, I went up to the British Airways counter…and,…

January 14, 2018

Hello, and, where the hell have I been this November?

Hi everybody, well, this is a fine mess, isn’t it? I haven’t written for ages. Halloween came and went, November came and went, and radio silence from me. Actually, things are happening around me and I’m part of that world but I’m walking thru…

December 5, 2017

The night of the advection fog

The strange white light in the meadow past the pine trees. Advection fog? The running like a maniac back to the cottage for my camera and the sprint back out again! The trudging thru the nettles and brambles and thru the pines to get…

August 31, 2017

Salzburg and aunt Vera

A little continuation from yesterday. Like I said, I’ve driven all over Austria searching for the perfect place for my aunt Vera to rest. I’ve never had a responsibility like this before. I’ve never laid anyone to rest anywhere before. This has been really…

June 18, 2017

Time with my boys

Things have been a bit quiet here in blog land and with good reason. You see, I needed some time with Robert and Theo because tomorrow I must away back to Vancouver. And we’ll miss each other for a few months, but it’s time…

January 9, 2016

It’s been a long day so I might be rambling on

Last night some dental floss snagged on the edge of my molar. Oh brother. Today’s emergency dentist appointment confirmed my suspicions: the root canal compromised the porcelain overlay and the porcelain cracked. Oh well, that’s a whole day gone and the near future me…

November 24, 2015

Taking comfort in words

Yesterday I was speechless. For the most part I stayed off of social media figuring that something like this cannot be categorised by hashtags or profile updates. The horror, the helplessness, and indignation are still burning in my heart. News filtered in via my…

November 15, 2015