• A "Grand" Life!
  • Wednesday, December 11, 2016


    “I’ll love you forever, I’ll like you for always, As long as I’m living, my baby you’ll be.” ~ Robert Munsch, Love You Forever This book creeps me out a little bit but I appreciate the sentiment. Yesterday I basked in spending good, albeit short, time with my kids and granddaughter. Simply the best. I […]

  • Photography
  • Monday, December 5, 2016


    “Do you see that out there? The strange, unfamiliar light? It’s called the sun. Let’s go get us a little.” ~ Nora Roberts, The Hollow It’s just after four when I wake, bringing with me the remnants of a complicated dream. It began with an encounter with a reclusive writer and the clackety clack of his manual […]

  • Gratitude
  • Sunday, December 4, 2016


    “The opposite of busy in today’s world is sustained, focused attention. It is deep engagement in activities that really matter to us, or in conversations with those we care about.” ~ Tony Crabbe, Busy: How to thrive in a world of too much I wake early and take the opportunity to finish the book I’ve […]

  • Home
  • Saturday, December 3, 2016


    “The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less.” ~ Socrates Looking forward to a quiet day at home. I’ve spent far more time in the shops this week than I normally do but the reward is that Christmas shopping is pretty much finished. […]

  • Friday Fave Five
  • Friday, December 2, 2016


    “The snow doesn’t give a soft white damn whom it touches.” ~ E.E. Cummings Yesterday I snapped a couple of photos of the flowers that are still blooming in our yard; this morning we woke to a winter wonderland. It’s still snowing. I don’t know if it will last but, according to the weather prognosticators, we’re […]

  • Seasons
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016


    “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” ~ Francis Bacon I’m growing weary of these dark and short days. I love that we are at a point where we live largely according to the ebb and flow of the seasons but that means we’re sometimes sleeping later these […]