Category Archives: Life in the 30’s

Late March

It is snowing outside again today – big flakes backed by a grey sky and freezing temperatures. Even though we have lived in Northern Alberta for eleven years now, winter still feels long, each and every year. I grew up … Continue reading

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So…

(Originally written for facebook) I’ve got some not awesome news and that is that I have cancer. I haven’t been very public about this yet as I wasn’t sure until recently where this was headed (and hoping it would just … Continue reading

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Finding light

Today is the shortest day of the year and also the first day of winter. I crept out of bed before any of my kids and even though it was past eight it was still pitch black. Tonight it will … Continue reading

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Advent is for waiting

It has been brutally cold here this week – our first true Alberta cold snap of the season, the kind where the air hurts your face and your lungs. We have very little snow which is so unusual for us … Continue reading

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