Letters From The Edge

*cue Alice Cooper music* What a weird week it has been; not really in a bad way, but in a what day is it again kind of way. In addition to the very weird half-day/ no school/ last day schedule, I had ten yoga classes to teach, and I spent much of … [Continue reading]

Nicole’s Favourite Things – June Edition

Happy Summer Solstice! Can you even believe it? I only just got used to it being May, and now here we are, the longest day of the year. I know I've mentioned this, but it is June, JUNE PEOPLE, and I am not at all feeling overwhelmed or stressed out. … [Continue reading]

I tried some things I read about on the Internet…

...and they really worked! Avocado Secrets We all know the deal: you buy a green, hard avocado, and it sits on your countertop for days, being too hard and green to use. Then, suddenly, it's ready to use and bam! Before you know it it's … [Continue reading]

1998 was twenty years ago

Yesterday I heard Total Eclipse of the Heart twice: once on the way home from yoga, and once during dinnertime. It reminded me of one of the greatest movie scenes ever; the wedding dance from Old School. I cannot hear that song without mentally … [Continue reading]

A Decade of Fuzziness

Yesterday we celebrated Barkley's tenth birthday - a whole decade of extreme fuzziness. To celebrate, he received freeze-dried chicken, a long walk at the off-leash, and even more attention than usual. He is not allowed on the … [Continue reading]

Do not tiptoe through my tulips

It's so strange to think that a month ago, the ice and snow had yet to melt from the backyard; the whole space is now growing, greening up, and blooming. Every single day I am out in the garden, weeding and watering and just staring at my plants, … [Continue reading]

Fight the (flower) power

Sometimes I wonder what it would be like to live in a non-volatile climate. What would it be like to know that spring and summer weather would stretch out, consistently, day after day? I suspect it would change my behaviour significantly. The past … [Continue reading]