Wild things

Forget me nots. Anyone know the name of these flowers?


Come already

Daisy season will never ever get old for me 🙂 Can't wait to be enchanted once again by these Northern beauties.   The hymn "Fairest Lord Jesus" has been on my mind the whole day! I can't help it, I am anxious for spring. I grew up on hymns, it doesn't matter how many contemporary [...]

Chance Encounters.

Today I decided to take a walk after spending much of my Saturday glued to my laptop doing my assignments for the counseling course I am taking. I was antsy to finish my workload for two reasons. One, there is this show on Netflix called, Major Crimes that I thoroughly enjoy and I allow myself [...]


Sometimes when rookie cops come to Pikangikum ( police come in on a two-week rotation) they play the siren as they patrol trying to make children laugh. Maybe at the beginning of my first month here I would have found that funny but by the end of it I had joined a lot of locals [...]

Adapting, like a daisy.

A lot of my thoughts since arriving here have revolved around "acclimatizing." If you never knew, let me tell you now, thinking can exhaust you. As I am the only African living on the Reserve here are few differences that I am encountering and no one on the Reserve can relate to.(Please remember that when [...]

I can’t help myself

Everyday I find even more small inconspicuous flowers to "ooh and aah" over. I can't help myself, I just had to share these little beauties with you. Sometimes one can get so absorbed with how difficult and unfair life is that we completely miss the small acts of goodness and mercy that follow us were [...]