Our very first home was in Hintonburg, Ottawa. In early 1980, not married, just a young couple, madly in love and looking for a place to spend the rest of … Continue reading The Mulberry Tree
Forty years and going strong. The vocal cords and melodic harmonies of the Castenchel choir. Last night the choir celebrated what they hope will be the first concert in a … Continue reading WE HAVE HAD SINGING
Guest blogger: LOLITA KEYRAIÑA ROY I was asked to write this to share with the readers just what can happen to an elderly lady of 98, when she is overstimulated … Continue reading Unexpected Adventures
A novel : First installment It was perfect. As she held the doll close, cooed, and rocked it, she was unaware of the expression on the craftsman’s face. He was … Continue reading Over the Seawall
Vaccinating fellow Canadians with the Covid – 19 shot since early March is an honour and privilege. Jabbing is a job choice, and rather delightful. For countless RN’s, doctors, and … Continue reading Inoculations and Contemplations
This week’s blog is written on the heels of Gillie’s post last week describing in gorgeous photos and prose her admiration of water, it’s sustaining and magical properties. We are … Continue reading Sweet Swimming
St. Valentine is dictating the theme for today. A daunting undertaking, so much to say, but unsure where to start. Over the past month so many ideas percolated. I taught … Continue reading Life’s Greatest Refreshment
Ahh, Fall. The brisk weather, gorgeous vistas all around us, so much to be grateful for. Even the geese leaving us, and boisterously honking overhead is familiar, predictable, and comforting. … Continue reading Turkey Tales
What a country! Transporting bound animals in the trunk of a car; less of a crime than transporting humans!
” it seemed perfectly normal to be served by a waiter in a ballet tutu.”
Theaters, nightclubs, concerts, choirs, art exhibits, vernisagges all gone, shutdown, locked up and closed. Musicians and comics unemployed. Never have the arts and artists experienced such an unforeseen and immediate … Continue reading The Show Must Go On
She did not know the difference between a bacteria and a virus.