My eldest sent me a text yesterday asking what I would like for my birthday. Truth is that I can’t have what I want for my birthday.Continue reading “The Wishes”
Today’s the day when people rush to the stores for all those great sales. We thought outside that box with our event today.Continue reading “Boxing Day Fire Sale”
The travel challenge involves posting one favourite travel picture for each day – That’s 10 days, 10 travel pictures, 10 nominations (doubt I can do that as I don’t really have 10 bloggers in my life that would be interested so think I will just tag 1 on my final day) and 0 explanations about the post.
I have included the info about yesterday’s location at the bottom of todays’ post with a bit of a story and have done this on the other posts as well. Although doing the kindness advent activity daily blog at the same time means I am spending way too much time on WordPress and my phone but it’s not like I am out socializing although stay tuned to the other blog post today about what will be keeping me very busy in the next while!
DAY VIJF – It’s interesting to note that Allan commented on how peaceful this pastoral scene was yet it was 100 years ago a scarred landscape. The village in the distance is Passendale in Belgium, a hill much fought over by Canadians in the First World War. I found it hard to reconcile the peaceful tranquility of the country side with the sheer volume of British Commonwealth Cemeteries. It’s a chilling sight to be biking along by a freshly tilled field and see an unexploded ordinance awaiting pickup.
The impact of one sentence, spoken to me in 1977, is profound. The implications of those words lead to a single decision that can be traced into so many aspects of my life today.Continue reading “The best collectibles”
A slight shift in a word and it allowed my perspective to change. This permitted me to
The analogy came to me when I was struggling. Fizzled pop, stuck at the back of the fridge, no longer with any bubbles or taste. That’s what my
We over heard a conversation between a couple of adolescent girls the other day. The
Once again my other half was right. I guess it doesn’t surprise me. When we planned this
There was no alarm and no mad dash for the door. There was a gradual awakening, a leisurely breakfast and then an organized movement. Slowly, like the sun breaking over the mountain tops, it came to me. We don’t need to
It may be an age thing or perhaps just a life jam-packed but I’m having trouble pinpointing exactly