Last week school was out for “All Saints Holidays” (strange name for school holidays in a country where showing religious signs in public spaces, especially in schools, isn’t allowed), and I had the occasion, to spend a whole day with just my daughter. When you are a big sister it isn’t all that easy to have some quality time with your mom, no your little … Continue reading Yetis and Music, Walks and Other Smiles
It was November, it was definitely November.
Rachel looked out the window.
Rain was pouring down from the grey almost black sky.
November. What a month. No light.
Rachel grabbed her bag, her umbrella and glanced at her feet. The shoes, that she was wearing were most certainly not going to help her keep her feet dry.
“Rachel, are you ok” a worried voice made her leave her bleak daydream.
She looked at her colleague Carol. Who was looking at her with a concerned smile.
As an answer, Rachel forced herself to smile an unconvincing smile and nodded.
“Rachel, come on. Tell me what lays heavy on your heart. I won’t judge you.” Carol reassured in a warm voice.
Rachel hesitated, all the negative thoughts were wooshing through her brain. November was never easy, but this one was particularly hard for her.
“Thank you, Carol, but I will be okay.”Continue reading “The darker season”
I still exist. And I want to be back in the world of blogging. The thing is, that in the past blogging went from fun to a chore. Posting regualarly, replying to comments, returning visits, visiting blogs I want to visit… After my mother’s death and even more so after the birth of my second child, keeping up with blogging seemed downright impossible. I cannot … Continue reading Nano Poblano 2019, here I am!
Celebrate your mom today! I am thinking a lot about my mom lately. It was on the 10th of May three years ago, that she received the diagnosis. For her and us, her family and friends a world-altering diagnosis. She had been diagnosed with cancer. On that day we did not know the extent of the sickness. Soon we found out that her cancer, caused … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day – Fundraising
Earlier this year I mentioned on my blog that I want to change professionally. From time to time I have had posts in a self-analysis style. In a way sharing these thoughts, makes me feel less lost. So the truth is that there are quite a few truths. I wrote a guest post for Gulara Vincent more than 3 years ago. At the time my … Continue reading Truth – T – A to Z Challenge 2019