Thousand Word Thursdays #149

These purple coneflower–or echinacea–photos were taken about a month ago. I credit my husband for the best pics. Neither of us can actually remember who grabbed the camera that particular time! © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.

Random Acts of Kindness

I looked downwards at the man in the wheelchair. He was staring up towards a high shelf in the grocery store. “May I help you?” “Uh . . . I was hoping to get the medium-sized freezer bags. They’re on sale.” “Hmmm, that looks like a challenge.” For him, it would be impossible. For me,… Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness

Thousand Word Thursdays #148

It’s been a rewarding summer spent raising Monarch butterflies. Twenty butterflies have been born and released into my gardens. Five still to go! The absolute best part has been seeing Monarchs fly around my yard all the time. Check out these pics! Enjoy!   © Rita Jacques 2019 Windsor, Ontario.  

Driveway Flowers!

Caught between a rock and a hard place? In a tough situation? Don’t give up! You’re stronger than you think. Push on through the hard times and your resilience will be a beautiful thing indeed. Don’t believe me? Just look at how these morning glory flowers pushed through the pavement.  Who would suspect a delicate… Continue reading Driveway Flowers!

Thousand Word Thursdays #147

The road started out looking just fine— but once you rounded the corner it was pretty easy to see why the road alongside the beach was closed this summer! My hubby, Guy was a great sport to pose at the edge. I was a little nervous myself stepping close to the brink myself to capture… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #147

A Grandmother Overcomes Anxiety

Max Lucado said it best— “How can a person deal with anxiety? You might try what one fellow did. He worried so much that he decided to hire someone to do his worrying for him. He found a man who agreed to be his hired worrier for a salary of $200,000 per year. After the… Continue reading A Grandmother Overcomes Anxiety