This is how I feel about everything right now: like I'm looking into the abyss. There are no answers there.
But there is some gratitude. My little money-raising effort (last post) has been successful and for that I am thankful. Plus, I've been getting therapy of the best kind. There are autumn hikes with this guy:
There's working with the horses at Circle F Horse Rescue and being followed around by this guy:
He's a food slut, so I have no illusions about my stellar personality being the draw. Especially since his stablemate thinks she can take a chunk out of me every time I groom her. I must admit that I will miss this large and lovely fellow, recently adopted. He is a truly regal-looking horse, but has a playful and quirky personality.
There's a weekend in Victoria for a beloved auntie's 90th birthday, and so the hiker guy can run a half marathon, meaning you might turn a corner and see this:
And there's those long drives, past the fields of the Fraser Valley on an autumn morning, when you might see a scene like this (Delta):
... or this (Abbotsford):
...or this (Surrey):
It's all good.