I'll be honest, I'm on vacation. I'm taking a break. I've been doing well on my scheduled posts, but now I find myself in a car driving through the Rockies with limited access to cell service or wifi. Every now and then, I get an urge to visit the mountains. It's a fantastic way to… Continue reading The Mountains Are Calling
Are you an introvert or an extrovert? Have you ever been asked this question? Have you ever asked yourself this question? I ask myself this question every day. Extroverts are easily spotted by their outgoing and expressive nature. They seem to find joy in social engagements, being in crowds, networking and starting/carrying conversations. Seems like… Continue reading My Inner Struggle: Quiet or Loud?
The world is a mess. There are times when simply getting through the day is a grueling, painful task. And then, just when you think you might make it to the end, you catch up on your usual media platforms and it all falls apart. Facebook, Twitter, and a whole host of other services are… Continue reading Everybody Else is Wrong
Is it legal for a store to refuse cash in Canada? In recent days, I have seen countless people complain on social media about how current measures and precautions in regards to COVID-19 are infringing upon their individual rights. The great mask debate is a perfect example. Now, it seems, people are getting aggravated with… Continue reading Cash, Coronavirus & You!
The night slowly wakens the sun gently falls The dark has me shaken my skin fiercely crawls I find myself lonely the forest so dim Soon all kinds of creatures sing their haunting hymn The trees reach above me their branches all curled I'm frightened and jumpy from this ghostly world The ground foul and… Continue reading Fireflies
The slick bus doors hissed and swung open, compelling Martha to look up as a man she knew descended the stairs. Her breath caught and she froze, not knowing what to do as she felt his gaze fall upon her. Hesitantly, she brushed a few wet strands of auburn hair away from her face, sending… Continue reading Moments: In the Cold
This past week, I had the pleasure of having my vehicle decorated by an unknown individual. You didn't show your face. You waited until I walked away. You disappeared as quickly as you came. The picture you left on the back end of my car...is...something I can't put into words. Not because I don't want… Continue reading I’m Angry
The distant rumble of thunder swept over the gently swaying treetops of the old pines as Emma slowed for a moment to rest her chilled and aching feet. The muddy road beneath her slowly gave way to her rain-soaked leather boots, and she frantically scanned the road ahead in hopes of finding some sign of… Continue reading In the Shadows
6 o'clock hits and I put the dish down. He sniffs, looks up at me, looks back to the bowl, then back to me ... and then walks away. *sigh* I feel like I'm dealing with a child who refuses to eat his peas. During our most recent trip to the vet, I mentioned that… Continue reading Pet Parenting: River Does Dieting
A sudden sharp hiss and suddenly the flame jumped to life, releasing a small acrid cloud into the dark air that surrounded it. The fire danced gently as it moved forward, slowly licking at the wick of the candle before it split off, giving birth to a new light. The gloomy room gently came in… Continue reading Waiting