I just knit my first sock

I just finished knitting my first sock. As part of my search for alternative rebellion strategies (more about this in a future post), I thought I’d give knitting a try. When thinking about different ways to engage the senses, knitting falls under touch. I enjoy working with my hands, even though I’m pretty soft.

Bubbles Floating By | Coming Out of Lockdown and Scramble Intersections

We were finally let out of lockdown last Friday and people took advantage. The city got busy again and people were rushing to places. The city felt more like itself again. Music Credit I Like Peanuts by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Artist: http://audionautix.com/

Riel’s first walk outside in downtown Toronto

Eventually, I’d like for us to be able to stroll casually through a wooded ravine. The concrete pavement just outside the doors of my apartment building will have to do for now. Riel has been moaning a lot lately so I thought that getting him outside might help. The balcony just isn’t big enough or… Continue reading Riel’s first walk outside in downtown Toronto

Aiming for the spare | trying to figure it out, always and again

It wouldn’t be so frustrating if I would just accept the futility of constantly trying to figure out what I want to do with my time and resources. The more direction I give myself, it seems, the harder it is for me to continue down a productive, gainful path. I end up in the gutter… Continue reading Aiming for the spare | trying to figure it out, always and again