Category: Life

July 11, 2019 / Life

The house we recently moved to, had been owned by a doctor and his wife.  In later years, the doctor was in…

June 21, 2019 / Life

We’ve moved! We packed and packed and packed and then moved about a mile. Which made us very happy because we…

May 31, 2019 / Life

The garden is in spectacular bloom. In all the lush freshness and tender green of Spring. It’s a cornucopia of colour.…

May 20, 2019 / Life

It’s been a long weekend in Canada, and today we are celebrating Victoria Day. Queen Victoria was the first Queen of Canada,…

February 20, 2019 / Life

Another day, another birthday. Fortunately, I have lost track of how old I am. And, since I can’t do maths in…

February 15, 2019 / Life

Sometimes the Gods of Thrift smile upon you. Or you get lucky. Either way, I was over the moon to find…

February 14, 2019 / Life
February 12, 2019 / Life

My February 1 post, So Spring?  received a definitive answer this week-end. It’s being called  Snowmageddon. A record-breaking 26.4 cm of snow…

February 5, 2019 / Life

Unlike the two previous holidays—New Year’s and Christmas—Valentine’s Day has a much more lighthearted approach to celebration—more delight, with less expectation, custom and…

January 2, 2019 / Life

The tree is gone; the ornaments are back in their boxes; there are no more ham and turkey leftovers. Sure signs…