Can I actually grow my own herbs and vegetables? Here’s my first attempt.
Poet Oscar Wilde said it so eloquently, “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.”
Real beauty, the one that truly matters, cannot be found in your vital statistics, somebody’s perfect jawline, or your neighbor’s flawless skin. It can be only be found in your head.
Happiness is … quiet neighborhood summers filled with bird songs and the faint smell of chlorine in the air. Yesterday was a […]
You go through life everyday thinking that all your inane stuff is all important, until an acquaintance’s death or somebody else’s impending mortality spits on your face to tell you just how silly and vacuous you have been. A couple of weeks ago we attended the mass service of an acquaintance who suddenly died of brain cancer and just recently, we’ve received news that a friend’s spouse has suddenly been diagnosed terminally ill. I don’t mean to have morbid thoughts or be […]
Wrote this over 8 years ago when my eldest started in Grade 2. He just celebrated his 16th birthday and it feels […]
I awoke to the sound of rain, drumming insistently on the bare and beaten galvanized iron roof above.The invigoratingly cool air wafted […]