“This one day we’ll give to idleness.”

Sometimes we need a day given to idleness, a day to rest and daydream in wise passiveness. That’s what this day has been for me. PJ took the kids to the pool this morning, and I have spent the past couple of hours sitting here in my comfy pyjamas, drinking coffee, reading beautiful poetry aloud,…

“Time Flies When You’re Having Fun” (or does it?)

We've all heard that expression, but it doesn't always work that way.  Yesterday we enjoyed a day where time seemed to slow to a crawl.  (Why can't more days be like that?  They are wonderful!)  We crammed a lot of fun into our day, but without the "time flying" phenomenon. Only on vacation can you…

Counting the Blessings of an Unusual Weekend

   It's been an unusually relaxing weekend.  By "unusually" I don't mean that it's been extra relaxing but that it's been relaxing at all.  Perhaps that's why I am savouring it so much.  It feels like a real weekend.  You know, the kind normal people look forward to all week long.  Last night we packed our…