A friend from Pikangikum asked me to visit her 5 month grandchild currently in ICU at the children hospital here in Winnipeg. When I walked into the waiting room, three women from Pikangikum were quietly speaking to each other in Ojibwe. The tone of their voices and distinct facial features brought a longing, unexpected tears [...]
The last time I saw these mountains was three years ago when I spent Christmas in Montana. They never get old for me. Seeing as Banff is a mere two hours away from where I stayed, it's only natural that we went to see the Rockies before heading back to Winnipeg. The trip was quick, but it [...]
Oh my, it has been far too long. It's hard to believe I moved in October, when it often feels as if it's been longer than six months. In time I will find my rhythm of balancing work and my social life only then will my blogging become more consistent until then, I am afraid it [...]
Complete peace of mind for many is a rare commodity. The idea that ones heart and mind can be at total rest regardless of things falling apart around them sounds laughable. Many have settled for a little peace even more pour all their energies into attaining a peace of mind that is either temporary or [...]
Several weeks ago I attended my first Pow wow. Anything that has to do with observing another culture has my full attention! I am glad I was able to go 🙂 This particular Pow wow had several tribes participating from Canada and the U.S.A.
It's June already, it often feels to me as if time is running late for an important appointment and is frantic to get there without delay. Don't get caught up in the mad rush to keep up with time. Stop and savour.