Double header today dear readers. Lol. This is how my blog posts happen. My brain and heart fill up and so I drop everything and find the nearest couch. Update on the poetry book... I found a local poet to read over my manuscript and give me some feedback. So I am waiting with baited… Continue reading Another journey of contentment…
Being on a budget is hard. Especially in this season when we want special treats and also to be generous to friends, family and those in need. I quoted this verse to Forest, my husband, last night when we were dealing with a leaking water pipe in our basement and other unexpected expenses. “Better a… Continue reading Better is a little…
Once in a while I make fun culinary discoveries that may benefit others. Sit back and enjoy this light, non confrontational or political or pandemic related post and then head to your kitchen! My family is on a tight budget right now which means I want to use everything I find in the pantry on… Continue reading Simple Gourmet
In a time where social media and news is filled with American politics, my mind is heavy on a Canadian issue. Below is a letter to my MP and some links to articles. I am working on a more academic research paper but I couldn’t wait till then to share my heart. I am grateful… Continue reading A letter to my MP
A recent blogger workshop included the assignment to create an avatar to represent my readers, my audience. My husband’s YouTube course instructor told him to “know his audience”. So I scrolled through the list of my followers and well, creating one avatar to represent all of you wouldn’t be possible. Different nations; different blogs represented… Continue reading To my readers
In a previous post, Stepping off the Cliff, I shared of the big vocational change that happened when my husband took paternity leave. Today Forest released his first YouTube video from Forest Li Finance. It has been almost two years since he left a secure white collar profession and began to forge a new entrepreneurial… Continue reading Family business part 2.
I have had the dream to write a book for a while and now is the time to put the pedal to the metal! I am working on a book of poems about motherhood. Many of the poems are taken for blog posts and revamped. Others are originals. Writing and editing them has been a… Continue reading Poetry book coming!
I stumbled upon this app while looking for chords. When the recording option was presented I hesitated. In 2017 I started a YouTube channel and stressed myself out with too many takes and, in my opinion at the time, not enough likes or follows. I have an undying dream of being a music performer. I… Continue reading Music again
I have had the same dream for about a decade. I am back in highschool and I either can’t find my math class or I arrive at the very end. It is near the end of the year, I haven’t done any of my lessons and the final exam is looming. I wake up with… Continue reading From Nightmare to hobby
I have always been very hesitant to call anyone my best friend. I have an extreme childlike sense of fairness and if I were to give anyone that title I thought it might hurt another friend or pick who I liked best. This is one reason why I didn’t have any of my friends as… Continue reading My best friend