I got a flat tire this week. I get them so often that it didn’t even get much up a rise out of me. It’s just something that happens I can’t control so why waste any anger over it? Unfortunately, I drove on the tire, thinking it was “just a little low”, ruined the… Continue reading Being Thankful!
My backyard…sunlight melting the snow. Yeah! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
Well, being a half-decent gardener, this was rather humbling. My lemon tree and my lime tree were mere sticks. Not one leaf remained. Leaves had been dropping steadily when I’d noticed little bugs on a nearby plant. So, I decided to spray them all. I used soap and water. Not because I’m an environmentalist, a… Continue reading A Humbled Gardener!
Rural area between Windsor and Chatham. It was a snowy afternoon, with little traffic on the highway. I convinced my sweet hubby to “just slow down a bit” so I could snap this photo from the passenger window. I was quite happy the photo turned out as well as I had envisioned it! There were… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #68
When my sweet aunt was ill, my cousin visited her bedside in the hospital. He thought his Mom’s appetite would improve if she could enjoy some home-made chicken soup. So, he asked his Mom for her recipe. Her reply? “You’re asking me NOW??” My aunt was 99 years old at the time. I could just… Continue reading Baking 101…with Mom!
Photos from the 1920’s…my Mom and sibs. The quality of the photos is poor but the love of dogs shines through! Wallaceburg, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
There’s two types of people in the world. Those who talk about problems. And, those who are prepared to solve them. People in the first group may hold elaborate meetings to discuss solutions to the problems. It’s true that with brain-storming, great solutions can be found. But, people in the second group are prepared to… Continue reading A Man on a Mission