• Fun
  • Saturday, April 8, 2017

    “I have reached an age when, if someone tells me to wear socks, I don’t have to.” ~ Albert Einstein One of the great gifts aging gave me a number of years ago was an acceptance–a celebration even!–of the woman I am and a letting go of a desire to conform. The other day when […]

  • Home
  • Friday, April 7, 2017

    “Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.” ~ Roger Miller We’re at the mall in the late afternoon and I’m cranky at having to be there at this time of day. We tend to what needs tending to and decide, since we’re there anyway, to take a walk through the mall to […]

  • Seasons
  • Thursday, April 6, 2017

    “For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I had a pedicure yesterday; it’s my favourite way of giving a gift to myself. This morning it’s dreary and wet but, with my painted toes, I’m carrying sunshine in my heart anyway. I […]

  • Photography
  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017

    “And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places.” ~ Roald Dahl Here’s another of those tulip-turned-paper flowers. Strangely beautiful, don’t you think?

  • Photography
  • Tuesday, April 4, 2017

    “Around here, however, we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we’re curious…and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney Company My new Etsy shop is open today with the first set of prints for spring! (https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/LindaHoyePhotography) You’re cordially invited […]

  • Reflections
  • Monday, April 3, 2017

    “It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.” ~ Andy Rooney These are the strangest tulips. They were treated the same as all the other tulips I’ve had: I snipped a bit off the end of the stems, cut a […]

  • Life
  • Sunday, April 2, 2017

    “But really, Marilla, one can’t stay sad very long in such an interesting world, can one?” ~ L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables I’ve been enjoying the new Anne series on CBC so much and I’m saving all the episodes with plans to watch them again with my granddaughter, hoping my little red-haired girl will […]

  • Life
  • Saturday, April 1, 2017

    “The first of April, some do say, Is set apart for All Fools’ Day. But why the people call it so, Nor I, nor they themselves do know. But on this day are people sent On purpose for pure merriment.” ~ Poor Robin’s Almanac, 1790 Still taking it easy waiting for this issue to clear up. […]