“Quiet people have the loudest minds.” ― Stephen Hawking I came across this quote today, and thought it worth sharing. I'm glad that lately, my mind has grown a little quieter, though 🙂 I'm not brilliant as the author undoubtable is, but I do appreciate brilliance. I think in the end, you have to live the … Continue reading Life, words, mystery & madness
This past week has been a good one. This next one will be hard, and then I will flee the paperwork until 2019 and I am so excited! I felt a part of something this week, and present and on fire 🙂 I got the Incoming Referrals list to under 100, the incoming faxes sorted … Continue reading When the printer prints!
I went home last weekend; crafted the holiday I was talking about. I was amazing to be warm and dry and loved and not have to think about where my next meal was coming from for a few days. Forrest and I put up the Christmas lights. Dad told us a funny story about one … Continue reading Winter nights
Fall seven times, stand up eight -- Japanese proverb Testing 123 Hi this is Sam, I’m making stuff up because the internet at the coffee shop is... and I’m scared of everything. I feel like people are just expected to know and do things, but that these are things I don't. But I'm here … Continue reading little-big things
Almost four weeks in the new place and I've used up all of my wardrobe and have no access to a washing machine. It's starting to piss me off. I feel I've got so little to show for the time I've been here so far -- besides a crap-load of dirty laundry. Maysome bought everyone … Continue reading bottom-feeder
The circumstances and feelings surrounding this gift are a bit much to fit into this post I'm doing on the fly. However, it has stolen my heart. And if I had to take only one item, besides the essentials (traveling light, I would say that would be, for me as follows: being dressed, with shoes, … Continue reading limit: 1
Had some good conversations with Mom, Dad, Forrest and Rube lately. Also a few laughs and some promising ideas bounced around at work -- no pun intended, honest 😀 If you'd like to, check out the program website: http://www.bouncebackbc.ca for more information and resources for depression and anxiety. I am a firm believer in adorable … Continue reading Nov 13
Good libraries are such wonderful places to explore. Good dictionaries are hard to find, but good definitions are so satisfying! 🙂 stat 2 |stat| adverb (in a medical direction or prescription) immediately. ORIGIN late 19th cent.: abbreviation of Latin statim .
I feel so incredibly privileged today and every day to get to work with some wonderful humans. Today, November 7th, Diwali was celebrated, and I felt warm all over 🙂 I also have to say that my recent relocation and reduction in technical temptations has done me a world of good so far. The light … Continue reading Diwali
I was on the bus last week, and a kid had a full-blown 'twister' for the entire 20 minute ride. The reason? His mom took her phone back... Addicted to tech at 2. That's too young! First thought was, maybe the kid's tired, maybe he hates riding the bus in the morning, maybe he really … Continue reading kicking and screaming