A collection of random musings about life, creativity, humour and wellness

August 28, 2020

It has been a week since Fred left us. A week filled with some very low lows. But that is not to say they weren’t moments of what I call high lows. Those moments are when your grief and sorrow are shared with others, seen and acknowledged. Whether it is a text message,...

August 26, 2020

I wanted to thank everyone that reached out to us over the last few days. We really appreciste you. I won't has been excruciating to live through a whole series of firsts without Fred. There is this massive void in our lives. One that feels like it gets bigge...

August 21, 2020

Today is a good day. His work is done. His pain is gone. And we are all better for having him in our life. He taught us to appreciate the world and those around us. The most important lesson being that all strangers are worthy of a bit of trust and grace. He kept us la...

August 19, 2020

Im realizing that my blog posts function more as a journal entry for me than anything else. They force me to take my experiences and feelings, put them into words...and get out of my own head. So bear with me as I exorcize some demons today.

Last night was a horrible....

July 29, 2020

Before Fred was my best boy, there lived this other "Mahmah's best boy...and his name was Kootney. He was a dignified Shepherd/Husky that did not have one single goofy bone in his body He was serious about serious. Even his woo woos were serious. You wo...

July 27, 2020

So on Friday our bubba Fred had a bit of a medical crisis and we ended up in the ER....long story short, he is much better today.

Because of my background in medicine, in our family, I am the one in charge of medical stuff. Old pre-injury me was super focussed, and di...

July 22, 2020

A fellow photographer shared a quote last week.  No one knows who to attribute it to, but none the less, this is what it says “If you want to learn what someone fears losing, watch what they photograph”.   And the quote resonated so deeply with me.  If you have followe...

May 3, 2019

Two seconds....two seconds of distraction..that is exactly how long it took this kleptomaniac to steal an ENTIRE dill pickle from my plate...hang gets more shocking...he bypassed the chunks of cheese on the same plate to steal the pickle....also I am pretty sur...

May 31, 2018

A little over 4 years ago this goofball came into our lives. At the time I thought we were "rescuing" him. He came to us with a history that was painful, absolutely no concept of what living in a house meant. It wasn't unusual to walk in and find him lounging on the di...

May 8, 2018

It's 0200 am and Freddy, our Canadian Dingo, insisted he need to go outside for a pee. Then this boy run across a rat and decided to let his inner asshole out. Cue the shenanigans... play bowing at, and chasing the rat all over the neighbourhood while his half dressed...

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