Tag Archives: COVID-19

Haunted in Quarantine: A Review of Safer at Home

Title: Safer at Home – a Ghost Story Author: Zoe Cannon Publisher: Self-Published Publication Date: July 4, 2020 Genres: Paranormal, Horror, Contemporary Length: 41 pages Source: I received a free copy from the author. Rating: 5 Stars Blurb:   Quarantined in a haunted house…​ March 2020. With the world in the grip of a deadly… Read More

Top Ten Tuesday: LGBT+ Book Quotes

Hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl Pride month is just around the corner. Since all in-person events for Toronto’s Pride events have been cancelled again this year thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, I decided to start the celebration a little early here instead. May it be safe for us to celebrate in person next year!… Read More

A Photo Essay Update on Damaged Toronto Trees

Last year I shared photos from one of the parks in Toronto once a month to show my readers what our landscape looks like throughout the year. This is an update to two trees in that series that were badly damaged in a winter storm in early 2020. Click on February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October,… Read More

Why I’m Reducing My Blogging Frequency

Content warning: this post includes references to seasonal depression, people who died from Covid-19, and people who are permanently disabled from Covid-19.  I’ve been blogging for many years now. It’s been my experience that blogging can be a cyclical hobby or profession. Sometimes bloggers have plenty of time to write and so many topics we can’t imagine how… Read More

Star Trek as Comfort Food

This post was inspired by my friend Megan Cutler’s series on must-watch Star Trek: The Original Series episodes. These past few weeks I’ve been rewatching old Star Trek episodes from many different eras and series even though I have plenty of other shows that I haven’t seen for the first time yet. I don’t know… Read More

A Photo Essay of Toronto in September

Each month I share photos from one of the parks in Toronto to show my readers what our landscape looks like throughout the year. This is the eighth instalment of this series. Click on February, March, April, May, June, July, and August to read the earlier posts. It was  13 Celsius (55 Fahrenheit) and slightly cloudy during this… Read More

Why I’m Starting My Light Therapy Sessions Earlier This Year

I am not a doctor, and this post is not intended to be taken as medical advice. Please talk to your healthcare provider to see if light therapy lamps are right for you. Last winter I talked about how much light therapy helps me with my winter blues. When I stopped using it during our… Read More