I Missed My Aha Moment!

An Invitation!On June 25th, I received an interesting email.  It was from a woman named Rachel who works for the company that produces the Mutual of Omaha's Aha Moment campaign.  In her email, she stated that she had come across my website (this blog!) and she “couldn't help but think” that I “might have an aha moment to share.” Her email continued as follows:...more

I thought I Was Electrocuted!

On July 19th, a post about fireflies was published on the blog, Two Teens and Their Mama. Reading it reminded me of a long-forgotten moment in time.FirefliesEvery few years my family would travel to Pennsylvania, to visit my grandparents farm and spend time with our relatives. My sisters and I always looked forward to catching fireflies, because they did not exist where we lived in Alberta....more

Rosemary's NYC

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Traveling with pets

Hello my dear friends .... August arrived and with it vacations !!! I am back home and just enjoying the easy livin :) ...more

Is it hot or is it just me? Nope, it's hot - Fevered observations thus far.

In only a few days I have made several observations - some more shocking than others - about Japan in a general sense. I'm trying to keep track of these revelations as they jumble through my heat stroked brain so please try to bear with me; I'm sure that at some point down the road I will be able to look back on this rather higglidy-pigglidy list and will then make it into a much more cohesive and less feverish rambling ::Give me a freakin' break here, people. It's 92 degrees outside and I don't have AC. My brain is literally melting::Ok, here goes:...more

Tops Tips for Travel- Flying

Hello beautiesI can't believe it's been nearly a month since I got back from America and now Andy is off for the month on Sunday (I'm obviously not going to mope...) so it's got me thinking about what my top travel tips are. ...more

Photo Friday: Big

Today's Photo Friday word - "Big" - left me a bit stumped at first, but as I scrolled through my photo archives I found what I realized would be the perfect response to the prompt! ...more