We have all experienced physical pain at some time. Stubbing a toe or catching a finger in a drawer just plain hurts. A well placed sliver or paper cut is no joke. Pain hurts, sorry Dalton but it really does. Most often when we experience an injury and there is pain, the pain subsides through... Continue Reading →
Exploring the Frosty Sunrise With Brandy
Sunrise this morning is at 7:30 AM, the temperature is -22°C and Brandy and I are heading out for our morning walk in the forest, our favorite place to explore. The air this morning is calm but there is a bit of a nip to it, it all feels a little crisp. There is a... Continue Reading →
On Your Birthday
Some time in 1990 the idea of you was conceived in our hearts. After eight years we thought you were lost to us. We prepared ourselves to never hold you in our arms. There were so many hurdles in our way. Medical tests and procedures and doctors appointments that left little hope of see our... Continue Reading →
Who Are These People?
For three days, maybe more, I have woken with this story/ poem. I’m not sure what it’s supposed to be. Time and life seemed to prevent me from starting it or maybe the story just wasn’t ready to be told.
Memory Loss, Living in Loneliness
There is a loneliness to memory loss.
Exploring the First Snow Fall With Brandy
Silence, standing in the middle of the forest that just a hand full of weeks ago, was green, is now silent. Fresh snow has fallen on the trees and grass, it is calming, a feeling of isolation yet security. Deep in the trees a bird sings, breaking the quiet of the forest and telling us... Continue Reading →
In Another Life
A few years a go, an accident left me with a brain injury. I now have daily challenges with balance, vision, memory, fatigue, cognitive processing, depression and anxiety. Living with these challenges is difficult, they cause limitations on abilities and slow down activities. Yesterday my daughter drove me to the grocery store, since my accident... Continue Reading →
Unplugging from the net and social media for just a little while, can give you an opportunity to reconnect with life. I have recently had knee surgery and have been working on my recovery. One activity I do is a morning walk with my senior black lab. We find parks with forested areas and trails... Continue Reading →