In a normal year, I’d be coming up to the end of summer by noting the last week of the CNE and trying to sort out a visit to the […]

Caregiving, Uncategorized

August 16, 2021

Puppy Love

german rottweiler puppy love when you're not a dog person

Amanda C.

Puppy Love When You’re Not a Dog Person It’s taken 40-some odd years, but my sister somehow managed to turn me into a dog person. I suppose it’s more accurate […]

One of my – personality quirks – is that I worry. I worry a lot. When I was younger, there were definitely things I didn’t worry about enough. And now […]

It’s still a struggle, people. While I understand that I’m closer than I’ve ever been to being able to hug people outside of my household in the past 15 months, […]

In my last post I was feeling a little miserable, and tried to cheer myself up by writing about one of the ways I find comfort – through food (specifically pizza). […]


April 23, 2021

Some Pizza Mind

Amanda C.

If you live in Ontario and are in and around the GTA, it’s been one hell of a past week. Things are feeling bleak and though I thought I had […]

Mental Health, Reflections

March 29, 2021

March Madness

Amanda C.

The month of March, much like many of the 12 months previous, has felt like a complete and utter shit show. And I know I really don’t have a lot […]

The earliest memory I have of my sister is still a bit hazy. But it’s been told to me over and over again by my mom when she wanted to […]


February 8, 2021

Piece by Piece

Amanda C.

There are many lines that stick out for me in Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings trilogy. It’s easily in my Top 10 favourites of all time. (On my list […]

Dealing Hope

January 18, 2021

Just Keep Swimming

Amanda C.

Back in the days when I was running, one of the ways I would push myself through hill training was by pumping my arms to keep my legs moving. When […]

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