Classroom Agreements for Covid and for Life.

Be Safe, Be Respectful, Be Responsible, Be Kind. This is the Classroom Agreement from our Grandson’s teacher. He is in Grade One. I think, no matter what our age is, we could all do well to live with this agreement throughout our lives.

Happiness is…

Happiness is not ready made. It comes from your own actions. Dalai Lama

Happily Ever After-the Wedding.

Originally posted on HorseAddict:
“ I have found the person I have been looking for my whole life.” I will tell you more about that quote but first let me take you to the start of the Wedding Day. August 18, 2018.The day my daughter married the love of her life Thomas Matthews. 4:45 am.…

My Sanity Saver!

I’ve had a bit of an ‘interesting’ week so far. Now, let me be clear, I just mean somewhat stressful, nothing like what people in Beirut are struggling to deal with in the aftermath of their disaster. No! My problems are small by comparison and in truth I lead a charmed life. But on Wednesday…

Sunday Swans and Squirrels

Previously I posted about the two swans on the small lake up the road from us. They did have some babies. I have only seen two ( possibly there were more but they provided a meal for a raccoon or snapping turtle) but they seem to be growing and the parents keep them well away…

The Unsung Heroes of Covid 19

There are many unsung heroes in the Pandemic but today there is one group that has a special place in my heart. All schools in Ontario have been closed since the start of the lockdown in March. Recently parents were notified there would be a day to come to the school and collect your child’s…

Squirrels on Sunday

We have an eat-in kitchen that has large windows facing east. Outside we have a bird feeder and enjoy watching the birds that come and go. They drop quite a bit of seed onto the grass and the pathway below the feeder and doves, who are too big for the feeder, and squirrels pick up…

Good News!Thank You for the Prayers and Positivity!

I am happy to be able to update you on the progress made by Juan Matute Guimon. It is reported that yesterday he was transferred to a different hospital to be operated on in a special brain neurosurgery unit. The surgery took seven hours and successfully repaired the defect that had contributed to the brain…

Perspective!

Sometimes life is just not fair. I am not talking about having to wear masks, or being in lockdown or any of those minor inconveniences. I am talking about a life changing moment when one second you are a healthy able bodied young person with the brightest of futures and the next second you are…