Last weekend I cut out the tree and ornaments and today I decorated them. This tree is for my grandson, Oliver. He’s too little for a real tree this year and there’s no space in their living room for one. It’s made of felt so he can take off and put on all the ornaments… Read More Christmas Crafting
Do you remember when you were in school and there was always one rude, loudmouthed boy at the back of the class shouting out, throwing pieces of pink erasers, flying paper airplanes, flinging elastic bands and generally creating chaos? He was usually older than the rest of the class, having “failed” a few… Read More Swimming With My Clothes On
My father was 59 years old when he was given the “Golden Handshake” from his executive position as a General Manager of a drug wholesale company. He was an accountant by trade and worked very hard climbing the corporate ladder. He was well liked but became “old school” when computers were introduced and he was… Read More Being 59
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In the monsoon laden June of 2010, the husband is asked to take on a short term project in Mumbai and we decide that I would be tagging along. We are happily sent off by the family with exploding packets of VaggaraNe Avalakki (flattened rice) & Besan Ladoos (sweets…
I’ve been invited to spend an entire day writing. For most of you bloggers that might sound like a dream come true. It is for me. A group of twenty writers will spend a day in a coffee shop. We have prepaid for breakfast, lunch and dinner and will just write, write, write. The challenge… Read More My Writing Challenge
I belong to a support group called TOPS. It stands for “Take Off Pounds Sensibly”. I’ve been the leader of my chapter for many years. You can read about that here. We have had many people come and go over the twenty three years that I’ve been a part of this group. Now we have some… Read More The “Farm Girls” Put on A Skit
I’m an Educational Assistant who works in a regular high school classroom setting supporting students who have special needs. My job is challenging but very rewarding. I also find humor in the unlikeliest places. Take Grade Nine Science, for example. The teacher was reviewing matter, states of mattter, and other scientific topics when one of… Read More Teens Say The Darndest Things
My father died in 1995. He was 66 years old. He’d had quintuple heart bypass surgery ten years earlier but that didn’t prevent a heart attack. You can read more about that here. I know he and Justine are celebrating his birthday together. Happy Birthday Dad! XOX
I have been getting lots of help with my book cover. I have so many new ones to choose from. I’ve also decided on a tagline. What one is your favourite? I welcome any suggestions or comments. Thanks.
I drive by a tiny place called West Montrose when I’m coming home from my mom’s place. Just a mile or so off the highway is a cute covered bridge. It’s the only covered bridge left in Ontario. While I was there a Mennonite man drove through it and I got a few great shots.