A Year Older…Wiser..?

So yesterday, the big clock in the sky turned over and clicked one more number onto my Life Odometer. I remember as a youth, dreading growing older, but now more than ever I realize it’s a privilege to say “Hey, I’ve lived another year!” Two years ago, I wasn’t sure I’d see my 50th birthday.Continue reading “A Year Older…Wiser..?”

Cinqo de Mayo

Welcome to May 5th. Cinqo de Mayo. Also my birthday! Even though Cinqo de Mayo has nothing to do with tacos, it actually falls on “Taco Tuesday”. I mean, every Tuesday is “Taco Tuesday”, and who needs another excuse to eat tacos anyways? And remember, if you’re having a rough day, that tacos fall apart,Continue reading “Cinqo de Mayo”

Be Kind To Yourself

Read the words in the meme (thank you, Word Porn) below. They ring true for me. Some days, I am very productive, and others I don’t feel like doing anything except binge watching a TV show. The last 5 years have been particularly trying, due to my cancer, the surgery, and inevitably, the effects ofContinue reading “Be Kind To Yourself”

Saturday, May 2nd

Well, if you’re on Facebook, or other social media, you may have seen posts suggesting that today, the first Saturday in May, is World Naked Gardening Day. (This IS a thing!) The weather here today was decent enough for me to get out and do some gardening, albeit fully clothed! And after coming in andContinue reading “Saturday, May 2nd”

Smiths Falls, Ontario

Smiths Fall is a charming little town in eastern Ontario, between Ottawa and Kingston, and situated on the picturesque Rideau Canals.The canals date back to the 19th century and it was a wonder to see the well preserved original locks in operation! I also enjoyed walking through the parks along the canals. A great placeContinue reading “Smiths Falls, Ontario”