All posts filed under “thoughts


It Became Winter

    Every leaf fell in unison with the first snow of the season; in an instant it became winter. Next morning each tree had beneath it an ankle-deep carpet of corresponding colour. The shadows, yet to see sunlight, edged with ice.  


Colder Gusts of Wind

It has come to that awkward time of year. It is unexpectedly cold outside but the building manager has yet to turn on the heat for the apartments in this building, the heat hasn’t come on until November in the past years we’ve lived here.… Read more


Drinking Rain

The hot and humid days of summer have given way to cooler temperatures and a little rain. Saturday was beautiful: clear skies, a cool breeze and warm sunshine. Mikey and I took a long walk to the store in the afternoon, to collect supplies for… Read more


Porch Garden

My warm and humid Saturday afternoon involved a walk to buy plants and potting soil from a nearby hardware store. Mikey, still worn out from a late evening of play with his best friend the day before, opted to stay home with his daddy instead.… Read more



I had some writing scheduled to go up here this morning, written last week on Friday night when it seemed as though I was in a bad place. Each word typed onto the screen steeped in discontent. Reading it back again this morning, I raised… Read more