Author Archives: Lizz

Blue lake and rocky shore…

I got a call this morning at 8 from my dad, inviting Sophia and I on a road trip.  It would be 5 hours in the car,  but I couldn’t say no.  Because my dad was going up to the … Continue reading

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When I write

I only write here when I have a lack of outside conversation. I posted when I was living alone in Ottawa. I was basically just trying to keep a journal of my time. I posted when I was writing my … Continue reading

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At home

It’s very odd to be at home again all day. I’m on mat leave, and it sometimes feels like I’m not adding to the family. I spend my days sitting on the floor playing with S, and maintaining the house … Continue reading

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The morality of work

So, I am preparing to join the world of work. I’m in the enviable position of having two job offers, and I think I’ve made my decision. The main difficulty that I’m having is that I’ve started the paperwork for … Continue reading

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Anathem

I started reading this book at my brother’s while I was visiting to meet my new nephew. The book really does go all over the place with math and philosophy and science fiction. But it all starts with odd religious … Continue reading

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Jay and Silent Bob Are Getting Old

So Dave and I went to a live broadcast of a podcast and Q and A with Jay and Silent Bob (Jason Mewes and Kevin Smith) last night.  This sounds sorta strange, but here’s the explanation. They were at the … Continue reading

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The Dispossessed by Ursula K LeGuin

Now,  I usually read books for their stories, rather than their themes.  But when reading this book, the comparison between the two settings – socialism (which was referred to as anarchism) vs capitalism – was so obvious and all consuming … Continue reading

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Afghan update

So, the last time I mentioned my Forever and Ever Afghan, it was October, and I’d finished 3 squares.  I have been chugging along mightily since then, mostly since after Christmas.  I won’t give a blow by blow of when … Continue reading

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Tracks in the snow

Last week, as I headed out for a run, there was a dusting of snow on the ground.  It was my third run that week, I was feeling good, and I ready to do a nice 5km run.  The whole … Continue reading

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Realistic

So, my husband has been at me for the past couple days to organize our hats/mitts/gloves shelf in our closet, and because I’ve been reading financial blogs, and they keep on saying you should “declutter,” I decided to actually take … Continue reading

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