Happy autumn! I/we are back in the swing of things at The Dale, after a very full summer and then some time away. Thanks to the generosity of a dear friend, she and I were able to spend the last couple of weeks away from our regular lives, doing some traveling: exploring, reading, hiking, thinking,… Continue reading Back in the saddle
Being outside is just good for the soul. I spent part of this afternoon weeding our plot in the community garden, and it was great. Sure, I grumbled a bit about the very luxurious dandelions that had taken root, but being outside, tending a plot of earth is one of the loveliest, and most satisfying… Continue reading The Great Outdoors
Hello again, I hope that 2014 is off to a good start for you! When I started this blog, I told you that I had just lost my job at Alternative Grounds, and that I was taking some time to consider next steps. It is with excitement and some trepidation that I announce… After a… Continue reading The next step! And a story.
Hello there! As you may know, I’ve been working part time at The Dale (previously Parkdale Neighbourhood Church) for about 16 months now, as a Community Worker. The Dale is a community in Parkdale, where we work to create a safe and welcoming space in which all people, particularly the vulnerable and broken, are encouraged… Continue reading A new stage on the journey…