My COVID-19 Journal – Day 37

I am having a lot of help with this blog lately. Last week, I wanted to speak about valuing our elders and a friend sent me the perfect quote to set off my point. I spent the afternoon with teachers with program staff and I wanted to express my gratitude to these professionals for all…

My COVID-19 Journal – Day 35

Yesterday morning I climbed onto the treadmill to listen to the Prime Minister’s briefing and the news. As I began to focus on the program, an image of a small town came into view, with white clapboard buildings and a white clapboard, steepled church. The breaking news focused my attention and I learned, with all…

My COVID-19 Journal – Day 33, 34

One of the things I have spent extra time doing these past few weekends of isolation is writing letters and postcards. Receiving something special by “snail mail” is rare now, but heartwarming, and personally written letters are very powerful emotionally. In case you prefer to have proof about the power of letters, you can read…

My COVID-19 Journal – Day 32

This weekend, for the first time since the lockdown started, I am going into work. I am lucky since I have many colleagues who have been working flat out since this began, but I have always considered that I am using this time getting ready, preparing because my work is just beginning. A few weeks…