© 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
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!
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.
Views from the passenger car window! © Rita Jacques 2020. Chatham-Kent, Ontario.
Obedient plants! Still lots of colour in my fall garden. © Rita Jacques. Windsor, Ontario.
Grief has no timeline. You can feel like you’ve moved on from grieving the loss of a loved one and then grief hits you hard, tugging—no, yanking!—at your heartstrings. Holidays and anniversaries of the loved one’s passing intensify this feeling. For our family, it’s a double whammy. Dad passed away around the time of Thanksgiving… Continue reading Remembering Dad
Cleome and cosmos. Beauty springing forth from cracks in the patio concrete. Backyard patio. Windsor, Ontario.