The path paved with smooth, white pebbles meandered past fragrant purple lavender that brushed playfully against my leg. Yellow bearded irises with their sharp pointed leaves danced in the mild breeze. The peony bush was the colour of rich wine, its perfect sphere shaped bulbs had yet to produce the showy fushia flamenco dancing ladies… Read More Gardens And Grief
I’m excited that I will be writing in the “Tell Me A Story Writing Challenge” next weekend. I participated last fall. You can read more about that here. I wrote a story about my childhood and an incident that happened. You can read it here. It was a wonderful day but I hesitated entering this time. It was cold… Read More The Creative Juices
Most days I think about posting something here but I feel I have nothing to say. I think I’ve said everything I need to express. I don’t want to dwell on my daughter’s death. I’ve written an entire book on her life and that’s what I need to focus on now. The book is called… Read More What’s Next?
I wrote yesterday about how much Justine loved Beauty and the Beast and how much she would have loved the new live action version of the movie. You can read that here. I wanted to see the movie but was reluctant since I had seen the animated version twice with Justine and I didn’t want to see… Read More Beauty and The Beast and Justine Part #2
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
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
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
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’m enjoying a lounging day in my PJs. It’s the last day of my Christmas Holiday and I’m going to enjoy every second of it. I’ll play online games, read, watch Netflix and scour Facebook. I already have dinner simmering in the crock pot. Heavenly…. Do you ever have a Pyjama day? What do you… Read More Do You Enjoy Pyjama Days?