Tonight is the Academy Awards. I’m a movie lover and try to see as many of the nominated movies as I can so I have a reason to watch the show and root for my favourites. This year I’ve seen four of movies up for best picture. I saw “The Big Short” yesterday, “Brooklyn” a… Read More What Oscar Condenders Have You Seen?
I saw a frightening photo this morning that made me reflect. It was of a woman bravely crossing a suspension bridge. You can see it here. It made me feel queasy and my legs felt weak, just looking at it. I would not be crossing a bridge like that unless I absolutely had to. I’m not… Read More Bridges
Yesterday, a 14 year old girl went to her high school near where I live and stabbed 6 people with two knives. Three teachers were also injured. She had written on social media that she was going to do it. You can read about it here. Luckily, none of the injuries are life threatening. She is… Read More Who Will Help These Kids?
Today our principal surprised us with some tasty treats in the staff room. What a lovely way to break up the February blahs! How do you beat the February blahs?
This quote is by the author Dani Shapiro. If you aren’t familiar with her, here’s her bio. I’m entering this quote in Writer’s Quote Wednesday.
This week is anti-bully week. Everyone in the High School I work at is encouraged to wear a pink shirt. Tomorrow there will be a prize for people who wear all pink. I don’t think I’ll be winning unless I wear my pink pyjamas. That’s not likely! Did you know it was anti-bully week?
Everyone has bad days, even bad weeks. It’s easy to slip into negative thought patterns at times like this. When that happens more and more bad things will begin happening and you spiral downward. If you have a bad day, go to bed knowing tomorrow will be better. Staying positive will attract good things. Showing… Read More Stay Positive #Monday Blogs
My grandson, Oliver is 11 months old. Many of the babies in his playgroup are having birthdays. The parents rent a hall and invite all the families to the party. Everyone brings food. Yesterday we went to a first birthday where there were 14 babies and several older children. It was so much fun watching… Read More Babies! Babies! Babies!