On waking this morning, I excitedly turned on my phone to see what today's daily writing prompt is. Reservation. Hmm...OK. I put my phone aside to get brekkie and chat with the kids, even though they were watching the TV, with cereal and milk spilling over the bowls, so yeah, that was fun and one-sided.… Continue reading Reservation


Not me too

I don't know what is wrong with the world anymore. It's not that it is spinning too fast. It is not the lead-up to Christmas, although that impacts at this time of year. For me, I feel more as though everyone is angry; no one can voice their opinion without being verbally attacked through social… Continue reading Not me too

Family, Parenting

A lead-up to Christmas

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is a time of giving and sharing and joy and family. It's the time of year when we all come together, eat too much, spend too much, drink too much. We spend time with family members, some of whom we haven't seen for a whole year.… Continue reading A lead-up to Christmas