|December 13, 2018 |
Open day 5 of the 12 days to retirement gifts and finding great joy
- an Owl purse I will make.
|December 12, 2018 |
Eating supper with my peers and honouring their memories of me
at another retirement event.
|December 11, 2018 |
And the retirement celebrations begin.
|December 10, 2018 |
At the Lion Club Christmas dinner.
|December 9, 2018 |
Christmas pot luck and time with family.
|December 8, 2018 |
Shopping and all around us there was signs of Christmas.
|December 7, 2018|
Coming in from the snow.
|December 6, 2018 |
Driving to work through bad weather.
|December 5, 2018 |
Enjoying the memories wood smoke in the air
brought back on the drive to work today.
|December 4, 2018 |
Having supper and watching TV with our Grandson.
|December 3, 2018|
Back to Star Wars and finishing Yoda.
|December 2, 2018 |
Advent is now upon us, the first candle is alight with hope.
|December 1, 2018 |
Driving to Kitchener where the snow was melting.
|November 30, 2018 |
My new portable sewing machine arrived
retirement, travel and sewing are in my future.
|November 29, 2018 |
Purchased new sheets, clearly I am dreaming of retirement.
They make me smile.
|November 28, 2018 |
Out for a late afternoon walk in the snow.
|November 27, 2018 |
Driving in snow this morning.
|November 26, 2018 |
Not enjoying the rain and wet snow this morning.
|November 25, 2018 |
Cooking with our instant pot, loving our instant pot.
|November 24, 2018 |
On a rainy night watching the Santa Clause Parade.
|November 23, 2018 |
Sitting and enjoying the Christmas lights.
|November 22, 2018 |
Making Christmas junk journals and relaxing
|November 21, 2018 |
The evening sky as the storm retreats
|November 19, 2018 |
At cooking school learning to use an instant pot.
|November 18, 2018 |
Trimming our Christmas Tree
|November 17, 2018 |
Cold weather has brought an end to our kale.
|November 16, 2018 |
Getting up this morning to this!
|November 15, 2018 |
November 15, 2018 Evidence of how cold evening and wind chill.
|November 14, 2018 |
Enjoying how snow has turned a local park into a winter wonderland.
|November 13, 2018|
Noticing how the world continues to turn white.
|November 12, 2018 |
Driving to work in a world slowly turning white.
|November 11, 2018|
Waiting for our flu shoot at our local pharmacy.
|November 10, 2018|
Dealing with the first significant snowfall
|November 9, 2018 |
Sewing with my Granddaughter
|November 8, 2018 |
Picking up thread so I can sew with my granddaughter
|November 7, 2018 |
Snape has now joined the group of figurines.
"If only life could be a little more tender and art a little more robust
~ Alan Rickman
|November 6, 2018 |
Resting and sorting through recipes clipped from papers, magazines
or lovingly written out loved ones now passed from this earth.
|November 5, 2018 Home with a cold.|
|November 4, 2018|
Selling tickets for the Lion's Pork Dinner
|November 2, 2017 Finishing Dumbledore|
|November 2, 2018 |
Watching our Amish neighbours making corn stooks
|November 1, 2018 |
Even on a rainy day the colours of fall are vibrant.
|October 30, 2018|
Driving to work at dawn in a world turned white by frost.
|October 29, 2018 |
Finishing up a Happy Mail bag for a Christmas tag swap.
|October 28, 2018 |
Finding joy in the return of eagles to our area.
|October 27, 2018 |
Nature can be whimsical if you take the time to look.
|October 26, 2018 |
Carving pumpkins with our granddaughter
|October 25, 2018 |
Making reusable food wrap with our granddaughter
|October 24, 2018 |
All of the colour in our garden is in the leaves.
|October 23, 2018 |
Having a very enjoyable evening with our talented Grandson
|October 22, 2018 |
Finding joy in milkweed pods that burst in the fall, sending seeds to float in the wind.
|October 21, 2018 |
Starting to work on a new journal a Christmas present
|October 19, 2018 |
Breathing deeply of the fall air as I leave work.
|October 18, 2018 |
We woke to a world turned white.
|October 17, 2018 |
Smiling at the weather sunshine to snow back to sunshine
|October 16, 2018 |
Having supper with our grandson who is participating in InkOctober
|October 15, 2018|
Home from work ill when happy mail arrived.
|October 14, 2018 |
Enjoying a relaxing day at home cooking with Grandpa.
|October 13, 2018 |
Out for a country drive and finding the most amazing things.
|October 12, 2018 |
Bringing in the plants as the night temperature bring on the frost.
|October 11, 2018 |
Some evenings the drive home is just a joy.
|October 10, 2018 |
Enjoying an apple and knowing how lucky we are to live in Ontario CA.
|October 9, 2018 |
Driving to work on a wonderful fall day
|October 8, 2018 |
Finishing the first of six Harry Potter figures
|October 7, 2018 |
Making pulled pork for our Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow.
|October 6, 2018 |
At a new thrift store and liberating images from old frames
|October 5, 2018|
Date night Chinese takeaway and Netflix's
|October 4, 2018 |
Out walking at lunch on a beautiful fall day.
|October 3, 2018 |
Coming home to flowers from the man that I love
|October 2, 2018 |
Enjoying more sunflowers this time in Ontario and on my way to work.
|October 1, 2018 |
Enjoying being home.
|September 30, 2018 |
The rainy season has started and on our last day
in Victoria we walked under a gentle mist.
|September 29, 2018 |
Walking the Victoria City boardwalk after an amazing supper.
|September 28, 2018 |
Finding joy in sweet peas, a flower we have missed in our garden.
|September 27, 2018 |
Sitting in Alexander's back yard relaxing
|September 26, 2018 |
Just hanging around the house
|September 25, 2018 Standing and enjoying the view from the top|
|September 24, 2018 Enjoying the Sleeping Lady of the Moss|
|September 23, 2018 |
Spending a wonderful day at Butchart Gardens
|September 22, 2018 |
Flying out to Victoria BC to visit our son
|September 21, 2018|
High winds bring down trees in Ontario
|September 20, 2018 |
Relaxing at the end of the day making my travel journal
|September 19, 2018 |
Applying gesso to scrap paper to make my own journal
|September 18, 2018 |
Enjoying a harvest of figs from our fig tree
|September 17, 2018 |
Aware that sometimes you have to really look to see what is in focus.
|September 16, 2018 |
At another horse show with our grandchildren
|September 15, 2018 |
Finding this beautiful image as I left the jewelry store.
|September 14, 2018 |
Taking a moment to enjoy the sky opening up
after a day of storm clouds
|September 13, 2018 |
Packing in anticipation of a visit with family
|September 12, 2018 |
Enjoying dragon fruit for the first time
|September 11, 2018 |
Sitting too long in small rooms
|September 10, 2018 |
Still finding joy in the memories of yesterday.
|September 9, 2018 |
At the fall fair watching our granddaughter in the equestrian events
|September 8, 2018 |
Being creative and remembering a friend
|September 7, 2018 |
Always amazed by the mist of the lake at sunrise.
|September 6, 2018 |
Finding joy in the wild flowers along the road.
|September 5, 2018 |
Captivated by the sunflowers on my drive home.
|September 4, 2018 |
Having supper with the most excellent and talented James.
|September 3, 2018 |
Cleaning up after a weekend crafting with our Granddaughter
|September 2, 2018 |
Finding a beautiful place to sit and rest as
we walk the board walk in Port Elgin Ontario CA.
|September 1, 2018 |
Enjoying the blooming of our dinner plate hibiscus
|August 31, 2018 |
Once again we chased butterflies with our camera
|August 30, 2018|
Sitting outside trying to photograph the
7 monarch butterflies in our garden with no luck.
|August 29, 2018 |
Finding joy in the flowers outside our kitchen window
|August 28, 2018 |
Noticing on the drive home that the
maple leaves have started to turn colour.
|August 27, 2018 |
Watching butterflies never grows old.
I think I am looking at the Red Admiral Butterfly
|August 26, 2018 |
Watching the monarch butterflies arrive.
|August 25, 2018|
Our figs will use be ready to eat.
|August 24, 2018 |
Enjoying the beauty of our late summer garden
|August 23, 2018 |
Walking with friends and we all enjoy being with friends.
|August 22, 2018 |
All creatures great and small are enjoying the cooler weather
|August 21, 2018 |
Supper with our Grandchildren
|August 20, 2018 |
Walking at lunch among the beauty of flowers
|August 19, 2018 |
At a family BBQ where there was a great deal of laughing
|August 18, 2018 |
Sometimes time away from home is all about the food.
|August 17, 2018 |
Arriving at the family farm for a weekend of camping.
|August 16, 2018 |
Being invited out for supper at our son and daughter's home.
|August 15, 2018 |
Thinking about how the farmers need rain!
|August 14, 2018 |
Finding the possibility of adventure in a gate we walk past everyday.
|August 13, 2018 |
Taking a moment out of my busy day
to notice the world around me.
|August 12, 2018 At a 20th anniversary celebration|
|August 11, 2018 |
At the Fall Fair where our granddaughter
showed for the first time.
|August 10, 2018 |
Stooks are the proof of a good days farming
|August 9, 2018 |
Stopping and considering all the work that goes into farming
|August 8, 2018 Relaxing at a thrift store|
|August 7, 2018 |
Out walking to become healthier and what wonders we saw.
|August 6, 2018|
Finishing a project of love
|August 5, 2018 |
Enjoying flowers from my beloved.
|August 4, 2018 |
Working on a prayer journal for a friend it is almost done.
|August 3, 2018 |
Having to stop on the drive home because of
strong winds and driving rain.
|August 2, 2018|
Finding a secret garden on my walk at lunch.
|August 1, 2018 |
Waiting for my beloved and watching this guy
|July 31, 2018 |
A wonderful evening with our grandson and receiving four ink drawings
|July 30, 2018 |
Walking in my garden and finding happiness in yellow
|July 29, 2018 |
At the annual church camping weekend.
|July 28, 2018 |
Driving through a landscape of abundance
|July 27, 2018 |
Our Rudbeckia hirta is in full bloom
|July 26, 2018|
Overjoyed in receiving through the mail a craft swap, there really is nothing like getting snail mail.
|July 25, 2018 |
Getting up close and personal with an old hornet's nest
|July 24, 2018 |
Driving through sever thunderstorms
|July 23, 2018 |
Harvesting the garlic in our small garden
|July 22, 2018 |
Enjoying an all day rain shower so desperately needed.
|July 21, 2018|
At a yard sale lots of hard covered books for journals
|July 20, 2018 |
Driving between offices delivering backpacks from United Way
|July 19, 2018 |
Sneezing as the dust from the harvest is added to allergies.
|July 18, 2018 |
Amazed how many pears our trees has this year
|July 17, 2018 |
Drawing and watching TV with our Grandson
|July 16, 2018 |
Watching the skies for sever weather
|July 15, 2018 |
Packing up to come home in 30C temperatures.
|July 14, 2018|
Camping at the Elora Gorge Conservation Park and
walking through the magic that it holds.
|July 13, 2018 |
We left for a weekend camping trip
|July 12, 2018 |
Saying goodbye to a cousin and friend.
|July 11, 2018 |
Being transported back to childhood by the bloom of a hollyhocks
|July 10, 2018 |
Enjoying the glorious weather today.
|July 9, 2018 |
Coming out of the library to find a beautiful evening sky.
|July 8, 2018 |
Spending a lovely afternoon in Port Elgin Ontario
|July 7, 2018 |
Having lunch out with our Grandson a wonderful treat for us all
|July 6, 2018|
Enjoying the cooler weather and how everything seem more alive
|July 5, 2018 |
Driving home under amazing skies thunder storms tonight.
|July 4, 2018 |
Driving home from work past fields ready for harvesting
|July 3, 2018 |
Heat is back and even the flowers are fading under the sun
|July 2, 2018 |
Now that the weather has cooled we are cutting
up the branches from yesterday.
|July 1, 2018 |
Too Hot to Celebrate Canada Day outside
in the sun so we pruned in the shade.
|June 30, 2018 |
Too hot to be outside so organized my craft supplies.
34C with humidity feels like 48C
|June 29, 2018 |
Trying to see cool at the beginning of heat wave.
|June 28, 2018 |
Watching our granddaughter ride.
|June 27, 2018 |
Being introduced to the Seven Grandfather's teachings.
|June 26, 2018 |
Loving our butterfly weed and how it pops up in
different places in our garden.
|June 25, 2018 |
Assisting a friend to learn to use her new camera
|June 22, 2018 |
Enjoying my sister's photographs
|June 22, 2018 |
Watching our little Saskatchewan farmer help
Uncle Paul as he waits to leave.
|June 21, 2018 |
Ending a great vacation with ice cream
|June 20, 2018 |
Watching my sister bake with her grandson.
|June 19, 2018 |
Chasing this little miss mischief around and having so much fun.
|June 18, 2018 |
Enjoying my morning tea and watching our little visitor from the west.
|June 17, 2018|
Celebrating Father's Day with two generations of Fathers.
|June 16, 2018|
Out walking and the sky cleared for about an hour
|June 15, 2018 |
Going to summer camp for our June staff meeting
|June 14, 2018|
Relaxing at yoga after work and working through frustration.
|June 13, 2018 |
Closing the door on my hot mess of a craft room
|June 12, 2018 |
Sitting on the steps and becoming aware of the
tiny chamomile flowers beside me on the lawn
|June 11, 2018 |
Being transported to childhood by a bean salad.
|June 10, 2018 |
Pulling wild morning glories from our Peace Garden at church
|June 9, 2018 |
Enjoying a short walk before yoga
|June 8, 2018|
Driving home with the fragrance of phlox in the air
|June 7, 2018 |
Driving home on a beautiful evening to vote
|June 6, 2018 |
Driving home from work and enjoying the CBC on the radio
|June 5, 2018 |
Enjoying supper and creativity with our grandson
|June 4, 2018 |
Watching the sky as storms roll through
|June 3, 2018 |
Leaving weeds in our garden as they have beautiful flowers
|June 2, 2018 |
Travelling to St. Jacobs for supper and enjoying the wild lilacs on the way.
|June 1, 2018 |
Thank goodness it is Friday we are just relaxing
|May 31, 2018 |
Enjoying the beauty of individual flowers in our garden
|May 30, 2018 |
Being aware of the beautiful sky above me.
|May 29, 2018 |
Enjoying the morning in our garden
|May 28, 2018 |
Receiving Happy Mail
|May 27, 2018 |
Out for a morning walk being reminded that
Summer is a state of mind.
|May 26, 2018 |
Starting the day with gentle yoga.
|May 25, 2018 |
Finding joy in a running light!
|May 25, 2018 |
Stopping for a restful night at Pine Lake Resort & Bait Shop
|May 23, 2018 |
Finding this beautiful nest beside our parking spot
|May 22, 2018 |
Driving past 19 white tailed deer on today's road trip
|May 21, 2018 |
Enjoying the day with Great John in Virginia Ill.
|May 20, 2018 |
Watching the trains and visiting with Great John
|May 19, 2018 |
Stuck in traffic to 60 minutes without moving
|May 18, 2018 |
Enjoying our grape hyacinth in our spring garden
|May 17, 2018 |
Finding joy in the blossoms of our apple tree
|May 16, 2018 |
Enjoying the sparkle of sunshine reflected through dew drops.
|May 15, 2018 |
Pleased that our fig is producing fruit so early.
|May 14, 2018 |
Walking at lunch past a forest floor covered in forget-me-nots.
|May 13, 2018 |
Enjoying a Mother's Day BBQ.
|May 12, 2018 |
Sitting in our son's backyard trying to photograph this fellow.
|May 11, 2018|
Enjoying the beauty underfoot.
|May 10 2018 |
The bleeding hearts are just starting to bloom
|May 9, 2018|
Out for a walk at lunch.
|May 8, 2018|
Finding beauty under foot.
|May 7, 2018 |
Reading at the library with our Granddaughter
|May 6 2018 |
Saying Goodbye to members of our church family
who will be moving closer to family.
|May 5, 2018 |
Having a great day with all of our Grandchildren baking treats for tomorrow
|May 4, 2018 |
Getting turned around twice on the drive home as all things wood fall before the wind.
|May 3, 2018 |
Walking in our back garden where the forsythia bloom
|May 2, 2018 |
Driving to work past farmers well into their work
|May 1, 2018 |
Walking around the house and finding spring flowers
|April 30, 2018 |
Walking through the garden - our garlic is doing well.
|April 29, 2018 |
Spending the day with Cricket
|April 27, 2018 |
Spring is beautiful as I pass through it.
|April 26, 2018 |
Driving home and everywhere there is water.
|April 25, 2018 |
Driving home past river swollen with snow melt
|April 24, 2018 |
Creating with my grandson.
|April 23, 2018 |
Having our first ice cream cone of the 2018 spring summer season
|April 22, 2018 |
The snow is melting and leaving natural beauty behind
|April 21, 2019 |
Enjoying the sunshine like everyone else.
|April 20, 2018 |
With warmer weather comes open water
and hopes of a summer yet to come.
|April 19, 2018 |
Enjoying the sunshine on my drive to work.
|April 18, 2018 |
If the snow is going to stay I might as well enjoy it.
|April 17, 2018 |
Really, really more snow, enough already.
|April 16, 2018 |
Wondering where spring went as I drive in a snow storm
|April 15, 2018 |
At home as the ice storm continues.
|April 14, 2018 |
Sitting at home as the ice storm rages around us.
|April 13, 2018 |
Wondering if spring will ever arrive - preparing for ice storm.
|April 12, 2018 |
Fundraiser Paintnite such fun.
|April 10, 2018 |
Feeling the love has a peer made me laugh with his gift of humour.
|April 9, 2018|
Honoring Aunt Marjorie
|April 8, 2018 |
Driving through snow to say goodbye to a beloved Aunt.
|April 7, 2018 |
Making homemade soup.
|April 6, 2018 |
Writing quietly and remembering.
|April 5, 2018 |
Sitting silently and remembering Aunt Marjorie
who transitioned from this life to the next last night.
|April 4, 2018|
Wondering where spring went?!
|April 3, 2018|
Having supper and drawing with our grandson.
|April 2, 2018|
Finishing the last pair of drapes with my granddaughter.
|April 1, 2018 |
Singing with joy for He is Risen!
|March 31, 2018 |
Making bread for Easter Sunday breakfast at church.
|March 30, 2018 |
Amazed at what can be seen with the snow gone.
|March 29, 2018 |
Driving past more signs of spring.
|March 28, 2018 |
Driving past fence post bird houses opened for spring cleaning.
|March 27, 2018 |
Having supper with our grandson and watching him draw.
|March 26, 2018 |
Glad to be home.
|March 25, 2018 |
Waking to a world turn white after a spring snow storm.
|March 24, 2018 |
Now there is snow after one day travelling home.
|March 23, 2018 |
Writing at the beach.
|March 22, 2018 |
Back in Georgetown to pick up my Tilley sunhat.
|March 21, 2018 |
Taking another art class with my sister
|March 20, 2018 |
Walking around the Historical District of Georgetown SC
|March 19, 2018 |
First crochet project since I had shingles feels good.
|March 18, 2018 |
Walking the beach this afternoon at low tide.
|March 17, 2018 |
Shopping at thrift stores.
|March 16, 2018 |
With the warm weather the men went back to the car show
and we went to the beach.
|March 15, 2018 |
Getting a girls day with my sister while the men went to the
Run to the Sun Car Show.
|March 14, 2018 |
Painting with Carla, she has gifted me her creation!
|March 13, 2018 |
Enjoying the swamp walk at Magnolia Plantation
|March 12, 2018 |
Not taking photos of flowers too windy, cold and rainy.
|March 11, 2018 |
Enjoying a warm spring day at the State Park Beach
|March 10, 2018 |
Saying goodbye to our son and his family as they head back to Ontario CA.
|March 9, 2018 |
Eating ice cream at the State Park Pier with our granddaughters
|March 8, 2018 |
Once again we walked the beach on a cold sunny morning.
|March 7, 2018 |
Walking beach this morning.
|March 6, 2018 |
Having supper at the Texas Road House
|March 5, 2018 |
Trying unsuccessfully to walk the beach at high tide.
|March 4, 2018 |
Walking the beach at Pawleys Island
|March 3, 2018 |
Walking the beach at sunset
|March 2, 2018|
Being blown away by the wind.
|March 1, 2018 |
Retrieving Frosty the penguin from his adventure at the beach
for Lucas our great nephew.
|February 28, 2018 |
Walking the Old Santee Canal Park.
|February 27, 2018 |
Watching horses on the beach.
|February 26, 2018|
Walking the beach for the first time in 2018
|February 25, 2018 |
Arriving at our destination and it is 32C or 89.9F
|February 24, 2018 |
Leaving Ontario CA at 6:00 am with a temperature of 0C or 32F
|February 22, 2018 |
Enjoying the sunset reflected off of flooded streams.
|February 21, 2018 |
Driving through a world flooded by a February thaw and down pours of rain.
|February 20, 2018 |
Driving to and from work in the fog.
|February 19, 2018 |
Spent a lovely afternoon baking.
|February 18, 2018 |
Working with our granddaughter and creating a lapbook for her memories of South Carolina 2018
|February 17, 2018 |
Walking at the indoor track
|February 16, 2018 |
Driving home in sunshine
|February 15, 2018|
Glad to have my beloved back home.
|February 13, 2018 |
Enjoying the morning sunrise over fields of white.
|February 12, 2018 |
Missing Paul and looking forward to his return
|February 11, 2018 |
Grateful that our son was willing to help he mother out.
|February 10, 2018 |
Spending a wonderful day drawing together
|February 9, 2018 |
Home for work and not in bed feeling a little better.
|February 8, 2018 |
Back in bed at 6:30 pm after a day of work.
|February 7, 2018 |
Sick in bed for the second day enjoy a coffee that a good Samaritan brought me
|February 6, 2018 |
In bed by 7:30 pm.
|February 5, 2018 |
Finishing this star fish facecloth for Avery my Great Niece
|February 4, 2018 |
Learning to use the snowblower as Grandpa is going away.
|February 3, 2018 |
Sitting at my desk enjoying the fire and a cup of tea.
|February 2, 2018|
Putting a sewing needle through my nail, never sew when not feeling well.
|February 1, 2018 |
Home ill and crocheting for the first time since having shingles
|January 31, 2018|
Finding joy in a token of love.
|January 30, 2018 |
Spending the evening with our grandson.
|January 29, 2018|
Reading with our granddaughter at the local library
|January 28, 2018 |
Walking the boardwalk in Goderich Ontario
|January 27, 2018 |
Gathering farm fresh eggs.
|January 26, 2018|
Working on a new altered book junk journal.
|January 25, 2018|
Enjoying my morning drive.
|January 24, 2018 |
Enjoying the fresh coat of snow that fell today.
|January 23, 2018 |
Arriving at work to watch the young men going down to the river to fish.
|January 22, 2018 |
Reading with my granddaughter, I love Monday nights.
|January 21, 2018 |
Crafting with our granddaughters
|January 20, 2018|
Looking forward to walking the beaches again.
|January 19, 2018 |
Enjoying our orchids which are in full bloom this evening
|January 18, 2018|
Preparing a valentines day craft to do with our granddaughters this weekend
|January 17, 2018|
Enjoying that days are getting longer enjoying the sunset at 5:15 pm
|January 16, 2018 |
Driving under another cloudy winter sky.
|January 15, 2018 |
Noticing that the water level dropped leaving ice suspend in air.
|January 14, 2018, |
Walking at the track and enjoying the hockey game at the same time
|January 13, 2018|
Driving under a beautiful winter sky on our way to a family dinner.
|January 12, 2018 |
After the flash freeze we are back to winter driving.
|January 11, 2018 |
Noticing as the temperature goes up so does the water in the fields
|January 10, 2018 |
Warmer weather reveals the dirt collected within the melting snow.
|January 9, 2018 |
Leaving for work in the predawn light of a winter day.
|January 8, 2018 |
Having the worst drive to work of this winter.
|January 7, 2018 |
Being out on a windy winter day
|January 5, 2018 |
Enjoying a sunrise the drive to work.
|January 4, 2018|
Driving out of the clouds into a crystal clear sky and a beautiful sunset
|January 3, 2018 |
Out walking on a cold crisp winter evening
|January 2, 2018 |
Enjoying dinner with our grandson
|January 1, 2018 |
Enjoying a cascade of flowers from the inside of our kitchen window.