Can we have October again?

Fall is a favourite time of year at my home. October especially because there is so much to do without a lot of stress involved. I’m in Canada so we get Thanksgiving the second weekend. We get to start wearing sweaters and socks and put the heat on and the fireplace. The days of course... Continue Reading →

BEFORE

(An original poem by Margaret S. Morton) Let my eyes see my thoughts and bring my heart alive. Let my hands be able and bring it from my mind. Let my soul blend these words and create reflective prose. Let me plant the seeds of thought and watch the creation grow. Let me free to create what... Continue Reading →

Thrifty smarts

I stepped out to do some thrift therapy today.I was not looking for anything in particular and had no set budget today. My husband has been in the hospital all day waiting for surgery for a detached retina. I just could not stay in the house any longer so I ran out to my favourite... Continue Reading →

We are not lucky – and we are busy

Someone close to Robert said ‘I can’t believe how busy the two of you always are. I’m trying to slow down and you two have ramped it up.’ Yes we have. But we have always been very energetic people who get involved in a lot of activities and since becoming parents in 2008 this has... Continue Reading →

LAST LAST WORDS

I was visiting North Vancouver recently. After brunch on Sunday my sister-in-law suggested we go for a walk and she took us on a tour of a beautiful columbarium. For those of you that don’t know columbarium is the place where m loved ones ashes are taken for final storage. This particular columbarium was truly... Continue Reading →

A little broken

I often buy things that are a little broken. I frequent thrift shops, garage sales and marketplace finds. Sometimes at a thrift store somebody will say to me ‘you know that’s a little broken?’ And my reply is typically ‘yes but I’m a little broken too. We’ll be a good match.’ And when I say... Continue Reading →

Focused Friends – Sonnet Challenge

Photo by Debbie Walker Recently my cousin Deano, one of the Focused Friends team, challenged me to write a Sonnet. I didn't even know what a Sonnet was. I've enjoyed writing the occasional poem before, but I use that term very loosely for I haven't followed any structure, just gone with the words that came... Continue Reading →

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