Handling Stress…Beautifully!

How does one cope with natural disasters of the worst kind? Or of being surrounded by the threat of violence? Well, I can only speak for myself…I focus on the beauty around me: flowers! When I ventured to Haiti with a team after the earthquake struck there, we traveled through roads cut through mountainsides. Boulders… Continue reading Handling Stress…Beautifully!

Second-Hand Store Shopping!

My sister and I decided to check out a crowded antique store in Chatham. Not really an antique store, more a second-hand shop of what I call ‘treasures’ waiting to be found. A middle-aged woman,  reeking of tobacco, brushed by us—it was too crowded to be concerned about personal space—and informed us that the owner… Continue reading Second-Hand Store Shopping!

Crash, Bang, Boom!

“I’m going to get hit one morning, I just know it.” While I’m not saying my hubby can foresee the future, he did tell me this would likely happen. Guy mentioned how cars often cut across four lanes of traffic, moving from the Expressway off-ramp to the South Service Road while he was on Lauzon… Continue reading Crash, Bang, Boom!

Red Lake, Red Lights

Busy weekend…working, a baby shower, Easter and moving a daughter. That equates a short blog post! You know, I’ve been married for 36 years and I still learn new things about my hubby. I was showing Guy the work I’ve done on a puzzle of Canada. It’s a map from 1867 which makes it all… Continue reading Red Lake, Red Lights

A Man on a Mission- Part 2

Application for a former bowling alley to be used as a licensed producer of medical marijuana. Application to build townhouses. The stack of hand-outs for the meeting stood over 2” high. I wondered what time city council meetings ended. Judging by the agenda, it looked like matters could go on forever. This was my first-ever… Continue reading A Man on a Mission- Part 2

My Dog’s Day to Blog!

Well, life’s been busy so it’s time to let my dogs take the reins. They have more free time on their paws! When you feel like you’ve fallen into a hole, overwhelmed with life…. Just dig yourself out! Get on top  of things. When you have a problem, let it go for a bit and… Continue reading My Dog’s Day to Blog!