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…

Sunday Swans

The swans are back. While the ice was on the small lake near our house the swans and the Canada geese were both trying to lay claim to the nesting rights. In this photo from a previous post you can see the swans on the left and the Canada goose is circled on the right….

Finding joy? A five year old can show you how.

My daughter put up a post on Facebook about my Grandson Silas. I have to share it with you as it shows us how joy can be found in the simplest of things. These are her words to describe how this happened. Silas got a gold star for learning his new words today, which is…

Update:Pets and the Pandemic.

I recently wrote a post about our little mini-Schnauzer June and how she was reacting to the pandemic. Or to put it more precisely, how she was reacting to us, her humans, reacting to the pandemic. When I wrote the post she seemed to be a bit unsettled and needed to be closer to us….

When ordinary becomes extraordinary!

Grocery shopping. One of the ordinary necessities of life. But not now. In the ordinary pre-Covid life my husband, the cook , does most of the grocery shopping. But this time, it would be me as he has some underlying health issues. Monday morning. Up at six. The moon just setting in the west. A…