It’s Family Day weekend in Canada. My daughter, Candice and my grandson, Oliver were planning to come here for the long weekend. Oliver got the stomach flu earlier in the week so we rearranged the plans so I could go to their house for a couple of days. I arrived Friday after work and we… Read More I Was Afraid His Mitt Would Come Off
My talented nephew, Matt Biafore is a hip hop artist. He’s written songs for Justine in the past. You can read and listen here. He has a new album out called Black Cloud Umbrella. You can listen and download it here. This song is called “It’s Your Feat” and mentions Justine at the beginning and then again at 2:27. He… Read More Hip Hop For Justine
Boo likes to curl up in a cave made of cushions.
I started this blog to introduce you to my daughter Justine. She had been killed in a car accident and in my desire to honour her and preserve her memory I wrote a memoir about our lives together. The book is called,”Not My Story To Tell”. I had briefly blogged in the past but I… Read More Justine’s Blog Has 800 Followers
I work in a high school. Today they cancelled all the school busses in anticipation of a storm. At first they said freezing rain would start at 9:30 am. Then they changed it to noon. It appeared to really start to freeze about 2pm. My drive home wasn’t too bad after I spent 15 minutes… Read More Ice Storm
Today is Justine’s Birthday. I remember the day she was born so vividly that it seems impossible it was so long ago. Every woman loves to share birthing stories but I won’t bore you with mine. Every baby is a miracle but your first one is especially magical. We always celebrated Justine’s birthday wth a… Read More 32 Years Ago Justine Was Born
Every Saturday Nicola Auckland posts a new inspirational word to kick off her weekly event called “The Sometimes Stellar Six Word Story” Challenge. It’s fun to try to tell an entire story in only six words. You can enter or see other entries here. #SixWordStoryChallenge This week’s topic is “Abandon”. Here is my entry. She was alone… Read More Six Word Story-Abandon
This is an exciting year for me in many ways. You can read more about that here. It’s the year of the Rooster in the Chinese calendar. I’m a Rooster since I was born in 1957. Roosters are very punctual because the Rooster is known for crowing at the crack of dawn and was used as an… Read More Happy Chinese New Year
One of my favourite actors died yesterday. Mary Tyler Moore. I loved the old Dick Van Dyke show when she would utter, “Ohhhhhh Rooooooobb!”. She deserved the Oscar for her role in “Ordinary People”. It was a character so distant from her Laura Petrie character that you just knew what a fabulous actress she was. … Read More 🎶You’re Gonna Make It After All 🎶
I saw this article in today’s Toronto Star Newspaper. This fresh green is the “colour of the year” I must be ahead of the trend. I painted my kitchen this colour a couple of years ago. I even entered it in a photo contest. You can read about that here.