Sensory Diets

Hi there!  Here is a link of sensory diets for those on the autism spectrum disorder.  It was a new idea to me since my children on the spectrum are older. Why are sensory diets needed?  To quote from the Sensory-Integration-Tips-to- Consider link: “To understand how the senses all work...Read more

Are you eligible for an RDSP?

Hi there!  Here is a link that will help you find out if you are eligible to receive a registered disability savings plan if you live with autism. https://rdspcanada.ca/autism-qualifying.html Talk at you later –Share if you care! Always – V’RonRead more

How to Survive a Heart Attack!

Hi there! Please pause for 2 minutes and read this: 1. Let’s say it’s 7.25pm and you’re going home (alone of course) after an unusually hard day on the job. 2. You’re really tired, upset and frustrated. 3 Suddenly you start experiencing severe pain in your chest that starts to...Read more

Hootchi-Mama!

Hi there!  So sorry its been a while.  I have had extra events to facilitate and only so much time — but until after Christmas I am in whirlwind mode.  Wish I could grab ‘extra time’ in the days I need it. “Hootchi-Mama” is the nickname I call the mom...Read more

An Object Lesson in Paper Folding!

Hi there!  I haven’t been blogging for a while because October is Autism awareness month so I have been busy with our Autism ON local chapter helping with fundraisers. Anyways on Sunday while doing Sunday school a young gal in my class decided to make something folding a piece of...Read more

Soap Ingredient Killing Germs and Harming Livers!

Hi there!  Triclosan is an ingredient put in antibacterial soaps and body washes, and fluoride toothpastes.  Check your ingredient listings on your products and throw out those that contain that ingredient. Here is a list of what the Google search engine came up with: “Soap: Dial® Liquid handsoap and bodywash;...Read more

West Nile Virus confirmed in Windsor ON

Hi there!  Yesterday there was news that tested mosquitoes in Windsor ON confirmed positive with West Nile Virus. Unfortunately as of September 11/17 there has been the death of two seniors attributed to the virus there.  Our condolences to the families. What can we do? “Windsor-Essex County Health Unit advises...Read more

Follow the Money!

Hi There!  In all our television crime shows at some point a law enforcement officer or detective does an analysis of someone’s bank account.  Of course off shore accounts in some exotic country are usually involved. If my bank accounts were analyzed what would the reports say about me?  Am...Read more

A Walk in the Ravine

Hi there!  On the weekend I went with my dog for a walk in the ravine.  I hadn’t been there since the beginning of summer and decided that I wanted to go before the colours all changed on the trees. I guess I wanted to see the last abundance of...Read more

Shoddy Workmanship

Hi there! I’m on a dog walk around the block yesterday and I notice a jury-rigged bell line coming out of a nearby bell tower. It is the only one.  It snakes up a tree and I follow it.  It is a growing curiosity – so the dog and I...Read more