Another Christmas in London

December was tough this year- November and the beginning of December seem to be when family members pass in my family.  Sadly, this year was no different and my family faced the loss of a treasured woman who meant heaps to all of us and who had deep roots with our family both in Canada … Continue reading Another Christmas in London


Something new

This is a very happy Jessika.  Now, I've been really happy for a while. It's taken a lot of work and therapy and tears and hard work to get here.  But there's been part of my life that hasn't felt good: my digestive health... although that's not *really* what this post is about. This is … Continue reading Something new

Farfalla (that’s Italian for Butterfly)

We have some trips in the works, including a dream-come-true trip to Italy, so of course we're studying Italian in preparation!  Last night, my lesson included translating "I have a butterfly" which reminded me of this awesome fall afternoon that I haven't shared! I had worked at a lovely school near Horniman Museum and Gardens several … Continue reading Farfalla (that’s Italian for Butterfly)