Episode 41: Revelations...

My younger sister is responsible for me starting this blog! She had heard on the local radio show some funny comment that I had made,that got read out, and encouraged me to start blogging as she thought I had  unique way of telling stories about the absurd, ridiculous, as well as mundane and everyday!...more

Episode 37: I Hope Chivalry Never Dies!!!

I thought that I would have a bit of a rant in today’s blog. If there is one thing I can’t stand, it’s bad manners. In one of the blogs I follow @Storytime with John, he mentions how his brother held open the door for two ladies at the University he attended, and rather than just go through it, they became offended, refused to go through the door, leaving this poor man standing there holding the door open for nobody, THEN berated him for his act of chivalry declaring  that they are quite capable of opening a door themselves!!!!...more
Breathing Life Oh yes, that is soooo rude, and it makes me cross as well. It is like we, as ...more

Crocheting Philosophically

“The best reason for a knitter ( crocheter) to marry is that you can’t teach the cat to be impressed when you finish a lace scarf.” ...more

10 Survial Tips For Parents

My Philosophy : Advice from a relatively sane, joyful mother of nine children. 1.Focus on the joy of parenting, not on the activities you are giving up to raise a family.   2.Treat little children like people, albeit little people, with respect for their feelings, likes, dislikes and personalities.Listen to your children, even as babies. Read their expressions and body language....more

What Makes a “Good” Parent?

What makes a good parent? In one word?  Humility.  In two words?  A sense of humour and humility. Think about it for a minute . Lately, I have spent more time with my now 5 grandchildren, all age 2 and under. I am struck with the fact that most adults are not natural baby whisperers and our society really does not spend time preparing these hapless adults to parent....more