I had a pot luck party last night but there was a twist. Along with the usual food item each attendee also brought along something else. The concept was that it would sort of a be like a hostess gift but then it ended up more like the crazy Christmas gift stealing. The friend who didn’t bring a gift went home with 2 but it will all even out in the long term.
I still ended up the happy recipient of several new Continue reading
The fresh look at Saskatoon and a weekend trip to Vancouver Island made me rethink my life here on the prairies. I came to the same conclusion as Continue reading
There aren’t a lot of things I miss about life in the city but the Continue reading
There are some places that seem to defy description and logic. I think we found one of them.
It started as a Continue reading
I’ve been so busy writing for my volunteer life that I’ve had no time to write for pleasure. It’s way more fun when no one edits what you write!
Today I’d like to write about what a fabulous job the Continue reading
I remember once, when I was about 13 or 14, flying to Vancouver Island with my mom. We saw people she knew in Calgary and Vancouver. I was like “what the heck?”; we lived in a small farming community so how could my mom know so many people?
Fast forward to my kids going anywhere with me when they were teenagers. It kind of drove them a bit crazy that I would find people whom I knew to stop and visit with.
Flying thousand of miles away should probably have prevented that. Or so you Continue reading
We stood steeped in history as we walked up Signal Hill. It is one of the most iconic sites in Canada and yet the years haven’t changed it. Continue reading
We’ve now been to the most eastern spot in North America. Trust me that it was a lot warmer when we were on the most western tip of Europe! Portugal in the spring isn’t quite like Newfoundland in the same season! Continue reading
I was in my version of seventh heaven for the last 4 days. Tons and tons of Continue reading
I can’t find that illusive opening paragraph that draws the reader in so perhaps I’ll just let the pictures do the talking. Continue reading