Priorities!

It’s funny how a random scene from the past can be cemented in one’s mind. I remember when my oldest daughter struggled with a challenging sewing project involving a pastel green dress. (A pic of the finished dress is below.) We were to meet a high school teacher for assistance at her home on a… Continue reading Priorities!

Thousand Word Thursdays # 157

Here are a few pics of purple coneflowers—Echinacea purpurea—to bring some colour to a dreary winter’s day. Enjoy! Photo credits are shared with my hubby, Guy. Neither of us can remember who took the pics! © Rita Jacques 2020 Windsor, Ontario.

Imperfect Baking!

There are three types of people in the world. Those who embrace baking cookies for Christmas and excel at it. Those who don’t have time to bother and think nothing of buying Christmas goodies. And then there’s a group of people that think, “Oh, it would be great to bake cookies!”—despite it being a challenge… Continue reading Imperfect Baking!

Thousand Word Thursday # 156

Well, I think I found an original live Charlie Brown Christmas tree! It just needs a little wilting and a shiny red ornament. This Christmas treasure is in the courtyard of the Chatham courthouse. Have you spotted any similar trees? I’d love to see your photos! ‘Tis the season to see beauty in unexpected places.… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursday # 156

Unexpected Beauty!

I don’t tend to order online much except for Christmas shopping. The item I sought was a woodland-themed crib mobile for our new granddaughter. When I proceeded to Amazon’s checkout, there was a hefty duty charge and fee for shipping to Canada. About $60! There was no way I was going to pay those additional… Continue reading Unexpected Beauty!

Dad

By today’s standards, this story won’t pique the interest of those who choose to fault their childhood for their own actions today. I’d be hard-pressed to find anything wrong with the way I was raised. How many people can truthfully say that? I come from a large family. Six of us kids. I have four… Continue reading Dad