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It Doesn't Get Much Better Than This
Sunday, May 24, 2020      13 comments

8:30 on a Sunday morning. We are sitting outside under our new gazebo. It was installed one week ago. It is about 68* F and very comfortabl... Read more
2000 Days
Friday, May 15, 2020      16 comments

This morning when I logged onto Spark People, it was day 2000 of my current logging on streak. I remember when the previous streak was broken. We were on a cruise and did not have internet access. Logging on is the only streak. I have ha... Read more
Mother's Day 2020
Sunday, May 10, 2020      10 comments

This year, most families are celebrating Mother's Day in a manner different from previous years and hopefully not how it will happen in the future. This afternoon my husband called upstairs to let me know there was something at the front d... Read more
Saturday, May 02, 2020      8 comments

May is starting well. We are still isolated but the sun is shining and the flowers are blooming. It is the second day of May and I have started to walk again. I guess I am a fair-weather walker. I don't appreciate the cold. Now that the... Read more
Easter Monday
Monday, April 13, 2020      17 comments

This morning, shortly after 9, I went for some groceries. It was the first time in over a week since I had been to the store. I got most of the things on my list. There was no toilet paper. The cashier told me there had been lots on Saturday... Read more
Stay Home
Wednesday, April 08, 2020      16 comments

I lost a high school friend tonight. We graduated from a high school in Nova Scotia back in 1963. Both of us ended up in Ontario. We had an opportunity to meet for coffee a couple of years ago when my husband and I were passing by the town wh... Read more
Tuesday, April 07, 2020      15 comments

When we were raising our family, I made lots of bread. We were a one income family and I wanted to help with cutting down expenses as much as I could. My mother and grandmothers had always made bread. Now that it is just the two of us living... Read more
Saturday, March 28, 2020      12 comments

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Is It Thursday?
Thursday, March 26, 2020      11 comments

That's right - I am having difficulty knowing what day it is. It was a very nice day today. Himself went for another motorcycle ride this afternoon. It is an activity he can do without being close to anyone. I cleaned the fridge free... Read more
Tuesday, March 24, 2020      11 comments

Another quiet day. I have been reading reports of cupboards and closets being cleaned while staying home. This morning I finally got started and cleaned a couple drawers. Himself got started yesterday with his dresser. Perhaps I caught somet... Read more
Monday, March 23, 2020      14 comments

What to write? I suppose this is one time when no news is good news. I mentioned in one of my recent status updates that I started another quilt for hospice. I decided to share a bit about our sewing group. We call ourselves the Com... Read more
Friday, March 20, 2020      9 comments

Do you wake up the the morning and wonder what day it is? The days this week have been very similar. I did my volunteer shift at hospice Tuesday morning but that will be the last one until this 'stuff' is over. My partner and I are both over ... Read more
Be a Carrier
Tuesday, March 17, 2020      14 comments

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Some Positive Things To Do During COVID-19
Sunday, March 15, 2020      9 comments

Because feeling well is the best form of prevention, here are some ideas we can be focusing on: * Smiling and enjoying time with loved ones. * Calling people you think might be at risk to ask them if there's anything they need. ... Read more
Prayer for a Pandemic
Thursday, March 12, 2020      13 comments

I saw this on Facebook. I think it is a good prayer. May we who are merely inconvienced remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who ... Read more

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