Tales from the Bush in Quebec

Saturday, November 25, 2017

TO DO OR NOT TO DO

It was early morning and I was putting down water for the dogs “Mamere, something is floating in Papa’s coffee. “ I didn’t have to turn around to know it was my oldest Rugrat, Nalou, who spoke. For some reason he doesn’t call me ‘Memere’, which translates to ‘Granny’ in English; his pronunciation... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

THE DECISION

“She’s having problems dealing – with everything. Financially. And emotionally.” He was twiddling with his cup as he talked. My daughter and I waited, listening. “Her boyfriend is on anti-depressants too and, from what she tells me, jealous and pissed off most of the time.” Both my daughter and I... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

THE WAY IT IS RIGHT NOW

Wow. I am soooo darned tired!! Now that the Rugrats are living here I really, really need to make some changes. We have been talking about reducing my work hours since last February. It was supposed to happen for real on November 20 th – my hours to 24 per week, and within those 3 days, one working... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Am missing Ciel and Naut??

It seems to me that haven't been around for a bit. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

CHAOS?

Organized chaos is what we could call it. Daddy has to have the boys up and dressed and fed and armed with lunches and schoolbags and out into his truck before 7 AM every morning, then he drives them the 35 KM to their two different schools before going to his own job. I can usually time it so that... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

IN MY BUSH

I feel almost guilty for being so happy. Things are definitely not well in this world of ours; leaders in power trading childish insults that could lead to war; hurricanes devastating thousands, and earthquakes thousands more; shootings, murder, sex traffic, appalling torture of animals and children... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 8, 2017

THEY'RE GONE.

Not very far, but still… Since October, not long after my son’s transfer, he and his little family have been sharing my home, living in the basement apartment, but not really; most of the time we were all upstairs in the kitchen/dining area. It was a bit hard on the three doggies at the beginning.... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

THANK HEAVENS FOR BLOGIT!

This lady is very, very tired. The workplace is tense – the partners have been fighting for a good six months and are only speaking through lawyers now. For some reason both seem to unload to me, at least once a day, every day. I’m thinking I should be paid around $150 an hour for psychologist... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

EASTER THIS YEAR

Our little Zack, spending Easter with oxygen My brain is whirling with numbers and I am slightly fed up. Once again I have made the decision to slow down, to let go of some work. We’ll see if I can manage to do it this time. Well, after this weekend. Because I was working, I’ve spent Easter alone... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

WHERE IS CC?

Getting worried - he hasn't been in for quite a few days now. Anyone know anything? Sign in to see full entry.

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