loneliness

Eckhart Tolle discusses loneliness at not having a life partner.  “The essence is to be able to transcend who you are on the level of form. Whether or not you find a partner that meets that longing, or whether you go from one partner to another and another, or whether you find…

What a Week… and Mindfulness

What a week it has been. The kids back at school for a full week alone is enough to keep me busy, add to that all their activities and some very odd happenings… I am tired. Jacob is now in gr. 6 so is eager to be involved. He has…

a day in the life

Yesterday I started making the positive changes to my life. I walked on the tredmill for about 30 mins total, and started doing some resistance band training with my arms. I stretched for awhile as well, and even so, by the end of the day, I felt my arm getting…

Trying to get back in control

Even as I type the title of this blog, I realize that control is largely an illusion, and that there is ultimately a lot that I do not control. However, at the same time, there is some amount of control, and we do have control over our own actions. I…

Pink-tober

October is upon us and along with that comes an assault of PINK: advertising, marketing, slogans, memes, and calls to action in the name of BREAST CANCER AWARENESS. Awareness. What is that? We have awareness. Who is not aware of breast cancer? The bigger question: Who really understands breast cancer?…

Time to write

My writing has taken many forms over the past few years. I have journaled by hand in pretty notebooks that cost far too much money, for which I thought the colours and textures would inspire me to write every single day, a goal I have kept tucked away for a long…

A new Pizza Night!

Please help support Jessica in her battle against cancer. She will be travelling to the US to try alternative treatments.

Last Year

We are gathering support and raising funds for Jessica Jakubowski, who was diagnosed with stage 3 triple negative breast cancer in fall 2013. Jessica has spent the time since her diagnosis doing everything in her power to help rid her body of this aggressive form of cancer. She is constantly…