Memories of Christmas Past

For the first time in many years, I’m home on Christmas with nothing to do, except clean up from the night before since we had our Christmas dinner on Christmas Eve. I tried to plan something for today. I tried to find Continue reading Memories of Christmas Past

Marking Time

The following is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to anyone living or not, is unintentional.  Fifteen minutes to three o’clock. I was nervous. I flew into Vancouver early this morning. Why did I agree to meet him today? By Continue reading Marking Time

Finding Hope

When I hear Donald Trump talk about closing the borders to Muslims, and I see how many Americans agree with him, I tell myself it’s because they’re American. Canadians have always cared more, we are a caring society after all. Continue reading Finding Hope

Work in Progress

There are a couple things about keeping a blog that I find frustrating. One is the administration of the blog itself. For example, I would like to also post some of my creative writing, but I’d like it to be Continue reading Work in Progress

The Fountain Pen

The following is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to anyone living or not, is unintentional.  There’s something special about the feel of a nice fountain pen; it makes you pay more attention to your penmanship. Penmanship – ha! People Continue reading The Fountain Pen

Helping Our Own

Anyone can fall at any time. It’s up to each of us to be there to catch them when they do. Continue reading Helping Our Own

It’s Started

I woke up this morning and saw a thin white layer covering the ground outside. My heart immediately sank. It had started; the snow had come. It was all downhill from here. Shorter days and longer nights. Dropping temperatures, until Continue reading It’s Started

Another Day, Another Frustration

Today was a difficult day! It started with me putting in a cancellation order to Bell Sympatico. While each of my computers keeps getting faster and faster, my service with them gets slower and slower. Everytime I said I wanted Continue reading Another Day, Another Frustration

Bell Mobility

Do you ever have the feeling that it takes a long time to learn a lesson? Well, I had that feeling today. Almost five years ago, I got cellphones for my husband and me over the phone. It was a Continue reading Bell Mobility