Journal Entries

The edge of it all.

It’s December 21, the darkest day of the year. I’ll try not to be too…cynical. It’s been a weird month. A lot of things have happened since my last post about my nan’s passing. I’ve taken on a new position at my work where I manage a courier business, which entails working with a number […]

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Seven Years

Today marks the SEVENTH birthday of this blog! I don’t know that I can pinpoint what I was feeling or thinking the day I started this blog in 2010, but I can pretty much guarantee I did not predict it would be around for this long – this post is number 456! If this is […]

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Labrador Hygge

I just finished reading a book called The Little Book of Hygge: The Danish Way to Live Well by Meik Wiking. It became very clear to me that Hygge is something that many families I know practice without even knowing it to be a ‘thing.’ Hygge is, in short, the art of cosiness. It is about surrounding yourself […]

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bare bones.

If I don’t see you in the end goal, helping me grow, teaching me something, you cannot stay. My heart wants everything and very little. We had that kind of closeness that was so unreserved, so free, so silky, it was as if our souls had known each other long before we were born. As if sometime, […]

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