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Mini Vacation
Sunday, September 24, 2017      12 comments

We were up early this morning to catch a bus. We have friends who have taken bus tours and had a good time. We decided it was time to see what it is like. We booked with a travel agency to travel to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. We had to b... Read more
Happy Sparkversary to Me
Thursday, September 21, 2017      16 comments

Member Since: 9/20/2004 Happy emoticonplus ... Read more
Harrow Fair
Thursday, September 07, 2017      7 comments

The Harrow Fair is held every year on Labor Day weekend. Last weekend was the fair. Usually we buy a weekend pass and come and go all weekend. We are fortunate to live close enough to walk because there is not much parking available all weeke... Read more
A Lesson From the Lawn
Tuesday, August 29, 2017      14 comments

Bounce Back from Tough Times August 29, 2017 By Jane Powell “A lesson from the lawn.” Imagine if a blade of grass decided it had had enoug... Read more
Happy Anniversary
Sunday, August 27, 2017      9 comments

I would like to blog more often but usually I don't have much to say. I enjoy reading others' blogs. There is so much shared wisdom. I am thankful for the regular contributors. Today I do have something to share. My husband and I are ce... Read more
Friday, August 04, 2017      13 comments

We are away from home this week, pool-sitting for our daughter and son-in-law. When they asked originally, we were going to be dog-sitting but they ended up going to a place where they could take the dogs. It sure is quiet. I keep waiting fo... Read more
The World Needs Me (and you too)
Sunday, July 23, 2017      14 comments

A friend sent me this picture today. It really touched me and came back to mind several times throughout the day. I like it. ... Read more
Focus on the Joy
Sunday, July 16, 2017      22 comments

(I read this blog this morning and it reached me because I don't think I do many things just for the 'joy' of doing them. In fact, I usually do what I HAVE to do and then feel too tired to do what might bring me joy. Sometimes I don't even kno... Read more
June Highlights
Saturday, July 08, 2017      7 comments

This morning on Facebook, there was a collage of my June highlights. The first two pictures are from May but that's okay. I enjoyed the memories from my vacation. ... Read more
Confederation Bridge
Sunday, June 18, 2017      8 comments

"In addition to celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary, Islanders will also have a chance this summer to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Confe... Read more
Iles de la Madeleine
Thursday, June 08, 2017      7 comments

Before I arrived in Nova Scotia, my sister asked if I would be interested in visiting the Magdalen Islands. Neither of us had been here and she wanted to visit. Of course, I said 'yes'. She made the reservations for the ferry and motel. Wedn... Read more
Thursday, June 01, 2017      14 comments

We are having a good vacation. My little village has shrunk even more. There used to be a Co-op store for groceries. It is closed. They now have to travel approximately 30 minutes to shop. We have had some good exploratory rides. ... Read more
Nova Scotia Vacation
Monday, May 29, 2017      8 comments

My daughter and I had good flights on Friday. My sister was waiting at the Halifax Airport to pick us up. My daugher's friend, Sue, traveled by bus from Saint John to join us. Then we had to find where Sister had parked her car. (We did even... Read more
I'm Getting Excited
Thursday, May 25, 2017      11 comments

I was born in Moncton, New Brunswick at the end of World War II. My parents were both from the same community in Nova Scotia. When I was still a baby, we moved to Greenwood, Nova Scotia for my father's job. When I was 12, my father had the op... Read more

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