Let’s Try This Again ... Going, Going ...

It seems my ‘chitis likes it here on Widder Island. I’m on my third week of antibiotics and I feel crappy, and if La La Land wins Best Picture, I’ll feel even worse. 89 more words


The Snows of Widder Island

It snowed for five days …

Our front yard looked like this …

… and this …

Neighbours pitched in to clear driveways, and cars, and a way out to the main road … 82 more words


A 40 Year Old Rumour

40 years ago today, Fleetwood Mac released ‘Rumours’.

I actually refuse to believe it’s been 40 years. 20 at most, I’m certain. Probably only 15. 277 more words


Snow on the Ground. Going ... Going ...

We’ve had snow on the ground since early December. It looked something like this …

But then along came our usual rainy weather and it all started to melt … 80 more words


To people of the Muslim faith here in Canada

“The people who wish you harm, are not my people.”

“The politicians who spew forth racist, fascist,  isolationist rhetoric, are not my people.”

The woman who comes up to you on a bus and says these words, is me. 57 more words

The Life And Times Of ...

Best Laid Plans of Mice and Lesbians

I’ve probably used that line as the title of a post before and I’m pretty sure I put 2017 down somewhere and forgot about it. 265 more words


Revenge of the Snow Shoveler

Anyone who’s spent a couple of winters with me on this blog knows I go a little squirrely when it snows. This year is no exception. 66 more words