The Upside of Isolation

There isn’t much to celebrate when one is isolating, but recently I found good reason to feel almost victorious after my time was done. In our part of the world, like many others, we were under a lockdown during the Christmas season. This meant that all gatherings, indoor or outdoor were banned, many businesses had …

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Not Just Any Card

So strange, yet welcomed. Overwhelmingly so. Until now, I’d never seen it before and yet, there it was in his very own writing. My name, my husband’s name and his name on a Christmas card. From him to us. I mean, there is a chance that he had added his name to a card or …

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Another Christmas Season Come and Gone…

The only ornament on our tree for Christmas. Here’s hoping that next year I can change it to, ‘Baby, it’s Hawaii outside!”. It really is hard to believe that another holiday season is coming to a close. Different as it was, it was something to look forward to and soon, there will be that familiar …

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A Messy Kitchen Can Be a Good Thing

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com Something unexpected happened yesterday for the first time EVER in my forty-some years... I felt fortunate to have had a messy kitchen. Ladies, hang onto your hats with that declaration, as I'm sure that you are thinking, "What on earth?! is that Sue talking about now? Surely, she must …

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