Halloween’s my favourite holiday. No turkey to cook. No presents to exchange. Just eat candy and have fun dressing up! This year, I’ve been working through some struggles and wasn’t in the mood to decorate the house and yard. I did it anyway. Can’t let life’s battles steal my joy of Halloween. No way! I… Continue reading Oh, Mr. Bones!
End of the season sunflowers. Small but mighty! My garden. Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2017.
This post is an update about Nancy, from Their Shoes #43 “I’m falling through the cracks!” I spent yesterday with Nancy. While I can’t say I walked in her shoes, I most certainly did get a better appreciation of her struggles. Nancy’s been living in an apartment shared with mice for close to 2 years.… Continue reading Their Shoes #53
Cross-border shopping. I’m not like many people from Windsor. I don’t tend to shop much in Detroit. However, my hubby, Guy and my daughters like to order on-line and have their items shipped to a warehouse in Detroit. It’s rather convenient; just a hop and a skip from the US/Canada tunnel. Saves big time on… Continue reading Lions & Tigers & Beers, Oh My!
I love Halloween so forget “Elf on the Shelf” at our place…we look forward to seeing where Mr. Bones is everyday. Taking over my husband’s seat at the table, plus his car keys and wallet. Scrubbing those bones clean another day. Winning on the computer. Or watching a Hunting show on TV called Meat Eater,… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #52
Sandra received her shoes from a friend. Sandra’s been at the shelter for years. Her husband passed away from cancer about one year ago. Life has always been hard for her but the last year was especially rough. What is your biggest struggle with poverty on a daily basis? “Transportation! I need rides everyday to… Continue reading Their Shoes #52
I’ve never been big on Hallmark Holidays. That’s what I consider Thanksgiving.Probably because our family leads busy lives and the thought of cleaning for company and cooking all day just doesn’t sound like a lot of fun. Don’t get me wrong. We’ve celebrated every year, except last, with turkey and family. Sometimes we’ve even included… Continue reading A Slice of Pumpkin Pie!