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

North Korean Nuclear Threat

Hi there!  Over coffee this week a friend and I were talking about the Nuclear Threat to the United States and subsequently to us in Canada. In April, Justin Trudeau called the North Korean Nuclear program a “Fundamental Irresponsibility”.  A Global News Article quotes our Prime Minister as saying: “I...Read more

Weirdness Scale!

Hi there!  One thought — Have you noticed that what we take for reality definitely tops the entertainment industry hands down if they were to be compared on a comparative “weirdness” scale? I don’t know about you — but things are getting pretty weird. Stay faithful. Be a compass for...Read more

Happy 150th Canada!

Hi there! Happy Canada Day!  What a wonderful country we live in.  We have been watching celebrations around the country on CBC television and enjoying it all immensely. I especially enjoyed the Governor General’s message about ‘how we are not a perfect country — but we make a difference one...Read more

TVDSB teens make us proud!

Hi there!  The high school volunteer hours are at an all time high.  So much so that the computer programmers at the board have to increase the size of the number of hours completed field to provide for more than 1000 hours.  London and area high school teens.  You make...Read more

Check your compass!

Hi there! There are natural breaks through the year which make us pause and evaluate. One such pause which calls for new beginnings is in January when we are fresh with hope that this year…This year we will finally do X.  Maybe its a new resolution or goal or maybe...Read more

Hello Summer!

Hi there!  Super excited. Super tired. And ready for the change of seasons. Today is the first day of summer. Yeah! What a lovely day it has been. Love that summer sunshine. Still have to water my garden. Sat for a quick spell this afternoon outside on my backyard swing...Read more

Construction site thief

Hi there! So I’m sitting in a parking lot in front of a Farm Boy waiting to meet someone. There is construction in front of me and the workers– who have left for the day — are laying larger rocks to help with storm drainage.  So I’m waiting in my...Read more

Dog training on FB

Hi there! Today we had company and our little dog (Yorkie-Mix) did quite well at the door not jumping up on guests.  However, when my husband went to put the dog inside later — Benny (our dog) doubled back and took a bite out of my husband’s unattended salad right...Read more