Staying busy from home during the COVID-19 pandemic has not been difficult. I still can't figure out how so many people are finding big chunks of time to do deep cleaning, sorting and tossing/recycling/donating! 🙂 Between sewing masks, gardening, exercising, cooking/baking, learning and family phone/Zoom calls, our days are rich and full.
Photo Blogging Challenge – Get Out and Play (June 2019)
Making time every day to get out and play is essential to my physical and mental well-being. And while I'm all for hitting epic trails as often as possible, a dose of nearby nature does the trick most days.
Photo Blogging Challenge – Colour (April 2017)
We don't always realize how much the presence (or absence) of colour influences how we're feeling. But the range and depth of our response to colour is embedded in language: seeing red, feeling blue, mellow yellow and "orange ya glad" are some of the common English phrases that reflect the influence of colour on emotion. So when winter hangs around longer usual, leaving the landscape drab and a little depressing, it's a challenge to spot uplifting splashes of colour in nearby nature.
24 Days of Tea Advent Calendar
Lego advent calendars have been a long-standing GeoKs' family Christmas tradition. But now that our boys are pretty much grown up, Mr. GeoK and I are the ones who most enjoy seeing what's in each little compartment of a Lego Star Wars advent calendar. So this year, I decided to change things up a bit. …
Each year at 11 o'clock on the morning of November 11, Canadians observe a moment of silence to honour our veterans. In that quiet moment, we strive to imagine their faces, their lives...and their deaths...and what it must be like for their families left at home. Thanks to the more than 2.3 million Canadians who have served …