In some ways, France is about to breathe a little bit easier tomorrow… Lockdown restrictions will be ‘loosened’. So I’m curious to see if things get haywire or not…Continue reading
Hello, my name is Mike & I’ve fallen off the blogging wagon. 🙂
Let’s see if can catch you up on a few of the things that have made up our week…Continue reading
I’ve found that one of the things about having hit 50 is that certain types of physical activity comes with a near-guaranteed, acute, side effect: 1-3 days of soreness!
BUT… indirectly, it was for a wonderful reason…Continue reading
Let’s go from yesterday’s green (grass) to today’s black (with a silver lining)…
Have you ever heard of Cavolo Nero? …it’s Italian:
Cavolo = Cabbage
Nero = black
So, Cavolo Nero is black cabbage, sort of…Continue reading
Can you tell that the teaching week is well & truly under way? It’s been a busy few days (they weren’t all like Monday, but each day had its own share).
Today’s after class therapy; mowing the lawn….Continue reading
I’m a language buff.
I came by it somewhat unintentionally, but then again it makes great sense, and I suppose I should’ve seen it coming.Continue reading
7.5 hours in front classes today… To say that I was wrung out by the end would be just about right. A bite to eat, a bit of quiet and a bowl of ice cream can just about right the ship again though.
Such was Monday…Continue reading
As I sit to write, the rain is tapping lightly on the skylight over my head. It’s a nice light rain, but one which do the gardens good as things have been beautiful of late… but dry. A true Indian Summer as we used to say back home.
Today we shift gears a bit & begin to think about the new week, but not before having church… at home.Continue reading
For me, the day started out teaching Bible School via Zoom.
For Liz, the day started out finishing up last night’s work… food prep.
For Soph & Dominic, it began slow.
For Timo, even slower.
He was awakened by a phone call from a friend…Continue reading
More and more we are needing to incorporate ‘Days of Remembrance’ into our emotional calendar and while I’m no therapist, I’d be willing to bet that the impact on our psyche is not negligible.
Let me start with yesterday, then go on to today…Continue reading