Monthly Archives: October 2013

Cheese. Smile. Snap.

“So…how old is your baby now?” Inside, I cringed and maybe even cowered away at the question. Externally, trapped though I was waiting in line to take one of our kindergarteners for photo retakes, I smiled sadly and said, “I … Continue reading

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Hearts We Leave Behind

October is dwindling down rapidly. The trees are largely bare, though unseasonable warmth stills seems to be greeting us in my neck of the Great White North. Each day I wake up and glance out the window, bleary eyed, expecting … Continue reading

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In This Thankful Moment

I have been decidedly not present on my blog as of late. I’ve been ill and busy and culminating my thoughts and feelings into words has fallen to the back burner. As I sit here in my PJs, lazy on … Continue reading

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Cold, Cold Heart

The icy fingers of the wind slip below my skin frosty grip searing through my veins The black night sky hangs in the trees and distant stars sparkle. a smile, a breath, a life, a heart my hands reach out … Continue reading

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Sometimes There’s Cake

Sometimes,  lunch breaks are better than others. Let’s face it, sometimes there’s cake in the staffroom. Who doesn’t need a sliver of cake with a slab of sugary icing to get them back in the game for three more hours … Continue reading

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