Introducing Ruth

My dear friend Dean Parsons challenged me one day a few years ago to write a story about myself and the Characters from the last show I watched. Instead of writing about myself I came up with this character named Ruth. I have no idea why I chose not to be myself as challenged. But... Continue Reading →

Monday mornings

Monday mornings were Ruth’s favourite morning of the week. While everybody dreaded getting up, getting dressed and heading off to their busy day - her husband to work the boys to school - she would stand in the window and wave happily as they left after the long weekend of busy life. She would smile... Continue Reading →

Slow down. You’re doing fine.

“Slow down you're doing fine. You can't be everything you want to be before your time.” “Vienna“ by Billy Joel. When was the last time you listened to that song? I haven’t really paid much attention to it for several decades. However recently snippets of it have been making the rounds on Instagram and TickTock... Continue Reading →

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 →

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