Tag Archives: Summer

Seasons

Summer is drawing to a close here on Vancouver Island. You can hear it in the low moan of morning fog horns and in the crackle of russet leaves falling in the forest. You can smell it in the jammy scent of over-ripe … Continue reading

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Crafting Loveliness

  The summer breeze gently shakes the cedars, cools me as I rock slowly in the hammock and play with words. I’ve been writing out here practically every day, spending hours crafting sentences and scenes. Who knew that I could find … Continue reading

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A Summer of Letting Go

The only thing that we can count on, apparently, is change. It’s one of those things that I understand at an intellectual level, but that I struggle with in everyday life.  Since my boys were very little, we’ve spent time … Continue reading

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On Adventure

“Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” – Amelia Earhart I’m a girl who takes her holidays seriously. Even if it’s just a quick getaway, I want it to count. I want it to be memorable and to feed my adventurous soul. … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Summer Well Spent

I woke this morning to the haunting moan of a fog horn. More than the chill in the morning air or the maples dropping their russet leaves, the sound of a fog horn signals the change of seasons for me. … Continue reading

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Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a blue moon, the stars align, and provide us with a perfectly magical season in our lives. I had one of those seasons this summer. I didn’t plan it that way. In fact, in June I had very … Continue reading

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The Pleasures of Late September

I was out for a walk the other night and realized that by 8:30 it was getting dark. And though the day had been beautiful, the air, once evening fell, could only be described as bracing. It makes me a … Continue reading

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