© Rita Jacques 2021 Cardinal in the backyard and cardinal pair in the front yard. They’re staying home with me in lockdown, yay!
Time passes differently with a puzzle piece in your hand. It’s true. I lose total track of time while puzzling. That’s what I call it when I work on a puzzle. Every Christmas I receive a puzzle as a present. I must’ve have been a very good person last year because Santa gifted me with… Continue reading The Old General Store
Garden Angel: “Wake me up when it’s 2021.” Me: “I’m staying up to make sure 2020 leaves!” Happy New Year, everyone!
Snow globes are magical. © Rita Jacques 2020 Windsor, Ontario.
Have you ever experienced a feeling of anxiety so intense you felt it in the pit of your stomach? This happened to me the other day when I realized I did something not too bright at all! And feared there may be serious repercussions. I was about to run an errand for my daughter. This… Continue reading Most Loved Photo of 2020!
I didn’t feel like decorating for Christmas this year. Usually, I’m gung-ho about it and have our home festive by early December to fully enjoy the season. But this year it just seemed like too much effort. Too much hassle for no visitors to enjoy. The premier of Ontario told us to stick to our… Continue reading 🎶(Staying) Home for the Holidays!🎶😷
I’ve been combing Mom’s recipe collection to print out recipes for my two daughters for Christmas. What a surprise to find a recipe Gramma submitted to the local paper and won as Recipe of the Week! Here is the recipe (saved for too many years to remember) complete with spelling errors. Plus, a bonus photo!… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #200
A few shots from Chatham! Love these gorgeous trees. Lot is listed for $699, 000–includes a nearby house, too. And whenever I see this beautiful building across the river from where my Mom lives, I think it’d be a great setting for a mental institution in a movie. Or is it a mansion full of… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #199
Roses in November! At my Mom’s retirement home–The Village on the Thames–in Chatham, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2020.
You might say I had it coming. I was warned, after all. Ten days ago, my neighbour told me, “Rita, you have a little time but not much. It’s going to get cold, very cold! Just you wait and see! All of the leaves are going to drop.” He’d been doing yard work on a… Continue reading Daisy Days!