I’ve participated in a couple of open art sessions and finished two paintings. The watercolour is from a photograph of my grandson, Oliver when he was two. The day was a special memory because we had a small gathering to spread Justine’s ashes in the memorial garden. The name painting is done in acrylic paint… Read More Painting in Florida
I have strawberry blonde hair. It’s always been controversial because I identify as a red head, yet people argue that my hair isn’t red. I come from a long line of gingers on both sides of my family so I was not alone. I am the only red-head I’m my immediate family and neither of… Read More On Being Ginger
I’ve been enjoying a week with my grandson, Oliver at my house. He’s three and a half and full of energy. I keep him busy all day at parks and playgroups and in the evening, I’m tired. It’s a good tired feeling. When we lost our daughter (and sister) Justine four and a half years… Read More Oliver and Me
A year ago I wrote that 2017 was going to be a fabulous year and it surpassed even my wildest dreams. You can read my 2017 New Year post here. I was excited to find out what surprises were coming and I got the biggest surprise of all. I published my book Not My Story… Read More Here’s to 2018!
My grandson, Oliver is 2 1/2 and has spoken in complete sentences for months now. He’s small for his age and it’s funny to see people’s reactions when he carries on entire conversations. People literally crank their heads and stare. He was visiting this weekend. It’s our ritual to go next door and play on… Read More Oooooo..Pretty!
I’ve been busy with my grandson, Oliver and have not fulfilled my promise to write every day. You can read my post about that here. Sometimes life does get in the way. I’m happy to announce that I’ve nearly worked my way through the entire alphabet with one or two letters left. Today I’d like to… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge- Interests
Children are so easily entertained outdoors because of their sense of wonder. I’m looking after my two year old grandson, Oliver this week while my daughter is at work his daycare provider is on vacation. Yesterday, I wrote about our day at their place. You can read about that here. Last evening after his swimming lesson he… Read More Alphabet Soup Writing Challenge-Wonder
I’m looking after my grandson, Oliver this week while his day care provider is on vacation. Today we walked down to the park beside the lake. Oliver likes to “ride” his bike. It’s the kind of bike that he sits in and an adult pushes it, like a stroller. I do enjoy the walk through… Read More Alphabet Soup Challenge-Zest
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