For a few years bookending the turn of the millennium, another wonderful tradition played out at my aunt and uncle’s small farm in central Alberta. I speak, of course, of the legendary New Year’s Eve bonfires. During the preceding year a healthy stockpile of wood based refuse, be it windfall from around the farm or […]
2 I will not eat a single morsel of chocolate until my birthday on March 1st Of all six resolutions I made this year, this is the one you most likely scoffed at. Certainly those that know me well did, sometimes even to my face; cough, cough, hello nice neighbour. For that matter, I did […]
Happy New Year! Hey, give me a break I’m only three days late. Last year I didn’t write a New Year’s post until January 15th. Give me another year and I’ll have clued in to the fact that New Year’s comes every year at the exact same time and I could actually write pre-emptively for […]
Another year is coming to a close which means my mind has been preoccupied with formulating hapless promises that NEXT year will finally be the year I live up to my own expectations. 2015 has been such a strange year for me. Some major events occurred which will colour my kids’ lives forever, such as […]
I’m publishing a post about New Year’s resolutions on January 15th which in its own way sums up everything you need to know about me and resolutions. This is not to say I dislike resolutions. I’m just not very good at following through on resolutions.