Random Rambles

Las Vegas: Two Versions

Imagined Where do you want to go for your birthday? He was scrolling Expedia.ca for an escape from the damp, Victoria fall. I finished doing the dishes, squished in beside him on the loveseat, wrapped myself up burrito-style and thought of someplace warm, colourful. Maybe Cuba or Mexico. His mouse was hovering over Las Vegas. “You’ve… Continue reading Las Vegas: Two Versions

Pandemic Ponderings · Random Rambles

2020 Reflections: 12 Months, 12 Words

My "2020 - Make it Count!" jar isn't overflowing with memories, but it is filled with notes from January and February— little snippets from my days. My New Year's intention last year was to write a note each day for 2020 and then read them on the last day of 2020. Well, it is the… Continue reading 2020 Reflections: 12 Months, 12 Words

Random Rambles

Holes in the Ceiling & a New Door?

When I climbed the stairs the second time, I could hear voices coming from the bathroom. I peeked in, unnoticed, to see my landlord laying on the linoleum, hugging the toilet, and his father standing over him, barking orders. I let them bicker back and forth awhile before announcing myself. Of course, I inquired about… Continue reading Holes in the Ceiling & a New Door?

National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) · Pandemic Ponderings

Covid Times : Picking Up the Pen Again

I was sent home from work on the afternoon of March 15th, 2020. I had no idea for how long. All I knew was that I had been exposed to the virus. A community health nurse called me the next day, instructing me to self-isolate and monitor my symptoms for the next 14 days. Over… Continue reading Covid Times : Picking Up the Pen Again

National Blog Posting Month (NaBloPoMo) · Pandemic Ponderings

NaNoPoblano 2020: Pandemic Pondering

Here I sit on the first day of November, analyzing my every thought, before I let it reach my fingertips. I've been here before, but somehow I'm still unsure how I should proceed. In 2014 I embarked on National November Blog Posting Month to share the roots of my blog, a reconcilation of my time… Continue reading NaNoPoblano 2020: Pandemic Pondering