This is what my daughter Drew said to me the other day during a phone conversation. She is correct but perhaps her context has a little more to do with who I am and how I think rather than the world around me. Throughout my life I have become bored easily. And yet, I am … Continue reading You Have No Patience for the Mundane
Many jokes have been made throughout time about Mothers-In-Law. In fact they have been the subject matter of books and movies forever. They don't often come off in a good light. My husband always said when my son got married I would be a terrible mother-in-law. Well having a son makes me understand how my … Continue reading Letter to my Mother In Law
Years ago I was spending the day with my friend Dawn, wandering in and out of stalls at a local Christmas craft sale. It is held at Spruce Meadows which is a local Equestrian show jumping facility. All sorts of events are held here and my youngest daughter held her wedding reception in one of … Continue reading Let It Go…
Yep that's me. I am a huge procrastinator. At least in the eyes of society. You know. Them. The people who make the rules we are all supposed to live by. It turns out that procrastination is a negative thing. Look it up. If you aren't careful it will ruin your life. At least any … Continue reading The Queen of Procrastination
January 2020. I was sitting in the darkened room waiting to see my Retina specialist. I have eye issues. The lighting is subdued as the patients all have their eyes dilated before seeing the Doctor. Light of course is therefore painfully bright. The television on the wall is showing a news story about a new … Continue reading 2020… The Year That Wouldn’t End
On Christmas eve my 8 year old Granddaughter found out there wasn't a Santa Claus. Turns out Missy found the Santa Gifts that had been hidden away. In this year of Christmas lockdown we rely on facetime and text to share our holidays and the text came from my daughter Drew late Christmas Eve. Simply … Continue reading Is There a Santa Claus?
Throughout our lives we are constantly making choices. Whether it is something as mundane as what to eat for lunch or important issues like who to vote for, our days are filled with choices. With some there are dire consequences and yet others simply show very little effect on our lives. How we chose depends … Continue reading Choices…
Awhile back I was golfing with the Monday Toonie girls and we ran into a dilemna of sorts. It was the eighteenth hole and my drive went over the trees and towards a pond on the right side. I hit another ball safely landing right in front of the green. This was a provisional ball … Continue reading A Little Bit of Knowledge
As a child we have few personal possessions. Pretty much all of it comes from our parents. Some are gifts but for the most part Mom and Dad are there to make sure we have what we need. Clothes. Some school stuff. Toys. That sums up the personal belongings of a child. I remember the … Continue reading Where did all of this stuff come from?
It is no secret that I love music. Throughout my life it has brought me joy and sadness. It has helped me through good times and bad. It has been present for all of my highs and lows and it is often a friend when I need one. Music sparks memories and can cause emotions … Continue reading Bob Marley was right you know…