The warmth and summer-like conditions we’ve had this week has certainly been up-lifting coupled with certain outdoor amenities “re-opening” again. I put that in brackets because we’ve been down this road before so I don’t want to get my hopes up too high just yet. Let’s call it cautious optimism. I’ll take what I can … More Cautious Optimism. A Step Closer to Normalcy.
Today is the first day of Spring in 2021. While the air is still frosty, the promise of longer days and prolonged sunlight always gives a renewed sense of optimism every year. With the current times, any sign of brighter days is welcomed. I find that the only way to not let the continued chaos … More The Only Way Forward is Through
So here we are, New Years Eve 2020. We made it. On one hand, this year feels like it went by in a big blur – with all the days just melding together. I liken it to standing on a subway platform and watching a train zip past you, and on the other hand, the … More Saying Goodbye to 2020
So here we are, nearing the end of October. I have been trying to think of something other than this pandemic to write about – but it’s been hard. Somehow anything and everything always gets tied back to it! Today I was driving through a plaza parking lot and observes at least two stores side … More The Battle for Peace Continues
As we approach September, I’ve been reflecting on the roller coaster of a year that we’ve had. January suddenly feels like so long ago. It’s like we have lived three separate years in just a few months because of the magnitude of events that have transpired in such a short amount of time. 2020 – … More Reflections on a Year that Feels like a Decade