THE GHOST OF CHRISTMASES PAST

Last night I heard the first of July fireworks through our bedroom window.  I felt a little left out, like Cinderella leaving the ball early, losing her glass slipper in her hurry.  It reminded me of all the Dominion Day celebrations of my childhood - of being left out.  I was that child, face pressed against the window, outside looking in....more

CELEBRATIONS AND CHALLENGES

Today is Canada's birthday.  The sun is out and so are the mosquitoes.  Life does have its bite.  I wouldn't want it any other way, would you?  So cheers!  Let us celebrate - to Canada and life with all its flavours....more

My First NaBloPoMo (It's about time!)

This month I decided to join the NaBloPoMo challenge for the first time....more

QUE SERA, SERA

The rains did come in the night after all and continued through the morning.  There was nothing to do but to live and enjoy the goodness it brings - beauty for the eyes,   captured and saved by the camera....more

BRAGGING

The rains almost came, the sky heavy with dark clouds.  But they receded as the sun competed for attention....more

FLUX AND FLOW

By now you must know that I'm not a jubilant kind of person in the morning - even if it is summer.  My feet rarely hits the floorboards in a joyous bounce.  Rather, they reluctantly and languidly test the waters, ready to withdraw back under the covers if it is not to their liking....more

Make Returns Easy with this Tip!

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HAVE MOTTO, WILL TRAVEL

Today brings more grey and mist but the morning is lit up with my blooming irises.  God always find a way to light up the world....more

Is That All There Is?

My husband has been working extremely long hours lately.  Working in a high pressure job has it's advantages and disadvantages.  One of the advantages,  is his job provides me with the opportunity to stay home and be there for our kids,  without the added pressure of both parents having to work full time.It also affords me the luxury of allow me  to indulge my new passion blogging....more

IDLE NO MORE TODAY

Today we had no time for being maudlin, crying into our soup and feeling sorry for ourselves.   There was things to do and a life to live.  The day held promise of sunshine and blue skies....more