As September rolled to an end, I emerged from a 4-month hiatus to return to poetry. October 2 marked the deadline for submission to an anthology, Atelier of Healing: Poetry about Trauma & Recovery, and so the work began.Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: September 2020”
August marked the return to school for Loving Husband & Older Daughter. No more huddling at home around the dining table for long meals, no more marathon sessions in the kitchen, no more lounging around in PJs.Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: August”
My brain is like a sieve; some days worse than others.
One minute I am stirring in malt syrup into a pot of water in preparation to boil my bagels, the next I am hit with the realisation that I have forgotten about The Changing Seasons post for July. I have been reassured by loved ones that this condition will improve after menopause passes; I only hope they are right.Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: July 2020”
One of my highlights in June was working on The Tan Times. It all began almost 30 years ago with a newsletter which we put together to keep in touch. In a fit of housekeeping a few months ago in early April, Houseproud Mom discovered all the back issues (the newsletter had long been discontinued).Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: June 2020”
We are not required to wear a mask when we run in Singapore. But when I caught a bug at the end of March and had to undergo testing for Covid19, I decided that I should mask up when I hit the pavement. So, April running was re-learning how to breathe differently while running. I cherish the time outdoors, so no complaints.Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: April 2020”
I have been Socially Distant since the beginning of February.
Dramatic though this may sound, in fact it is not, as I am not inclined to a great deal of socialising anyway. Having said this, when one should not, can not, must not do Something, that Something becomes all the more attractive as it suddenly become the focus of attention. So, even for an reclusive introvert like myself, I find myself missing my friends and family. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: March 2020”
Believe it or not, this was taken on a rainy morning. Despite the insistent drizzle, the sun did its best to assert its presence.
That has been our February. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: February 2020”
I worked to reestablish my WordPress routines: it was a tentative & arduous in the beginning but got easier as the month progressed. It is good to be back.
My month’s highlight is our annual family visit to Ipoh. It was a time of revising old haunts & discovering new treasures. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: January 2020”
More than a month since my last post.
It has been difficult to write
anything at all. Continue reading “The Changing Seasons: December 2019”