Winter Driving Tips

I credit nursing for giving me confidence with winter driving. You see, when you know you must show up for work, regardless of horrible icy or snowy road conditions, you just do it. And, then when your shift ends, you know you’re going home. Even if the snow plows haven’t made it out yet. That’s… Continue reading Winter Driving Tips

Christmas Busyness…& Cookies!

Lucy has been at my iPad more than I have been lately. Writing my blog has taken a backseat to the hustle- bustle of Christmas shopping and spending time with family and friends.  Plus, it probably wasn’t a wise move to clean the keyboard with a cotton ball soaking wet with alcohol. Rubbing alcohol! Likewise,… Continue reading Christmas Busyness…& Cookies!

Moving Adventures!

“That’s what people used to do…move in the middle of the night to avoid paying rent.” My Mom said this after I mentioned my neighbour asked  if there was a moving truck in front of our house in the middle of the night…or was she dreaming? Yes, it’s quite a story how we moved my… Continue reading Moving Adventures!

Thousand Word Thursdays #52

I love Halloween so forget “Elf on the Shelf” at our place…we look forward to seeing where Mr. Bones is everyday. Taking over my husband’s seat at the table, plus his car keys and wallet. Scrubbing those bones clean another day. Winning on the computer. Or watching a Hunting show on TV called Meat Eater,… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #52

Love a Gardener!

If I’ve learned anything over the years, it’s you can’t be a gardener without being optimistic. A gardener purchases seeds with the hope that sunny days—plus rain—will transform the seeds into the flowers or vegetables depicted on seed packages. Or, we expect the same from seeds collected from last summer’s favourite blooms. One year, I… Continue reading Love a Gardener!