Tag Archives: motherhood

Wild Things With Hearty Roots

I have tended you, at your smallest. A tiny, fragile sprout, in need of water, of light, of gentle nourishment. I watched you lift your leaves and push up from the soil, searching the new air for adventure. I pruned … Continue reading

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Sunbeams and Instant Potatoes

You know that picture perfect image you have of motherhood? Nursing a child in a rocking chair,  bathed in the light from a sunbeam, filtering into the window through gauzy curtains? Making idyllic flower chains, catching tadpoles, curling up in … Continue reading

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So Nice

This mother’s day, in northern alberta, moms are hoping for flowers, chocolates, cuddles and breakfast in bed. And rain. As wildfires rage across the province, including the massive blaze in Ft. Mcmurray that, to date, has spread to 156,000 hectares … Continue reading

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Around Us

In Honour of Now Time marches, and, we its slaves Must carry forth, and carry on The road that, from this vantage Seems infinitely long But truth lies in the ritual As days slip past like sand We watch worlds  … Continue reading

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