I wish I actually had a fishy suspicious story to tell but it is a cute title for our trip to Ripley's aquarium of Canada in Toronto. I did have white sharks swimming over my head with a piece of glass between us. That's the closest I ever want to get to those guys! This… Continue reading A fishy story and a bird’s eye view…
It seems weird to write about butterflies in Ontario when my mind is full of New York... but they are so elegant and lovely and they deserve some spotlight. It think the place was called a butterfly observatory or something like that a ten minute bus ride from Niagara Falls. Warm, sweet air Sweeter tropical… Continue reading Ode to beautiful butterflies
Welcome to the travelogue of our pre-baby trip. There are far too many pictures to put in one post so I will spread the content out into a few episodes. Baby Li will be a character in the stories; afterall, I did feel movement for the first time at my uncle and aunt's house in… Continue reading Magnificant Niagara Falls
I dreamed about the show the Nanny for a long time last night. I haven't watched it since my tweens back in the '90s with my sister. It's wasn't really approved viewing by my mom but somehow we managed to get a few episodes in. Mom was right to be concerned what with some of… Continue reading The Nanny?!
Last night was so powerful. I am still feeling the joy. Broken chains, stripped mask dancing in freedom 💃 A group of young professionals, men and women, weeping and hugging and tearing pieces of paper. What happened? Forest and I are taking a course called Freedom Session where we are learning how to deal with… Continue reading Freedom
Finding myself back at the nausea clinic at Royal Columbian where bags of fluid fill my parched body and meds don't get thrown up. I found out that the guy who invented IVs back in the 1800s was a Scotsman. I am grateful to him and proud of my 20% Scottish heritage. Since the beginning… Continue reading Tummy thoughts
Previously, in my Stepping Yonder post I made a bold statement: "So this post is my step of faith... a way to express audacious hope that this time next year there will be a baby in my arms or in my belly." I felt kind of cheeky writing that post, barely believing that it could… Continue reading Dear Baby Li