Higgledy-Piggledy

A few months ago our streaming service, Prime Video, started to freeze the whole computer system, relatively frequently. The computer is an older refurbished model, 2015, so I thought that it might be nearing the end of its days. The thought of the expense of new computer just now was distressing. I began by testing… Continue reading Higgledy-Piggledy

Published
Categorized as Journal

Dead of Winter

Today, January 23rd, it is the Dead of Winter in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, according to an old news media article. The article didn’t come any closer to our location than that, so that is the date I am adopting to represent the Dead of Winter here. So, here we are then, at the top of… Continue reading Dead of Winter

Published
Categorized as Journal

Heat Pump Heating: Thoughts and Observations

Another sparkly, cold, brittle, blue, sunny day! I had a sleepless night last night. Every so often I would rise from my bed, pad barefoot to the living room, to lift the curtain to gaze at the bright stars above. They seemed so bright, mesmerizing, reassuring. I am a transient form of stardust. Ginger silently… Continue reading Heat Pump Heating: Thoughts and Observations

Inexplicable

Lately I’ve been feeling age in my bones, from the outside in. I massage my hand, and I wonder at the bones beneath the skin. How have I not noticed the structure of my hands until yesterday. It is inexplicable. Aging is inexplicable. So far we have had a good winter. The weather has been… Continue reading Inexplicable

Published
Categorized as Journal

Oasis

Attila and I love our home, and I think Ginger does too. It is here that we are able to be loved and respected for our true selves, without fear of violence, criticism, interference, manipulation, judgements, and any unreasonable expectations and demands from others. I lived many decades in a home without these cherished characteristics,… Continue reading Oasis

Published
Categorized as Journal