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(0) Do you need a little help shopping?

Headed into another week...

      I took things calm yesterday. Made my way to church in the morning. Although it's different, I find it comforting to see familiar faces and hear a message of hope. Bishop Miller spoke of the changes we a...
(0) It was so good to see them

Good morning. Have you finished your first cup of coffee?

I woke up early, I guess I had a lot floating around in my head.
Last night I had supper with a couple of my dearest friends. 
We hadn't been together si...

(0) Hidden away

 

 

 

Do you have one of these hidden in your cupboard? I got mine as a wedding gift (37 years ago) from Watson MacEvoy. He was a kind soul who assisted my learning of the Cook trade.

Did you know I am a Red Seal Cook & worked for 13 years at the DECH?  

My Grandmother had two of them. The ol...

(0) Grateful

 

 

 

 

Today marks 5 years since Dad left this earth.

I had no idea how everything would change or how I would change.

His was a life well lived with family and friends. His antics & stories entertained many.

So today as I long for his voice to call my name I am grateful for all the memories...

(1) Sometimes...

 

Do you ever act impulsively? Generally I function in a calm, thoughtful manner.

But occasionally I lose it. Words spew like an open flood gate.

Although the words were true, my delivery could have been better yesterday. 

Time to give ourselves grace. It has been a different life we have been...

(0) Hello Friends,

       

     I hope you are all well.

 First off let’s thank those people who don’t get the opportunity to isolate. What a group of heroes, truck drivers, store clerks all hospital staff and emergency workers.

             We are all well at North Stream and we are self isolating. All of our chil...

(0) You Picked A Fine Time...
I was saddened to hear of the passing of Kenny Rogers. Yes, I am a Country music fan. I have listened to a lot of Kenny Rogers and of course his Christmas album with Dolly has always been a favorite.
When I was younger we showed our Clydesdale horses at the local fairs & exhibitions. Duri...
(0) Memories

Do you have something that reminds you of someone dear to you?

The other morning as I dressed I opened my jewelry box .

 

Normally I just wear the same necklace & earrings.

Tucked safely in a little bag was this pin. It was a gift to Kevin's Mom, Nettie.

Representing our 4 kid's birthstones. 

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(0) It's the little things
 

 
Sometimes
you just need to chill, even when you’re shopping.
The two rocking chairs are here for just that reason
The older rocker was Kevin’s grandfather.
The repairs and creeks give it character and can take you back to your childhood.
Our big rocker is just over 20 years old. Bought ...
(0) They Say Things Don't Last ...

 

Check this out. It’s a cement footing for a building my Dad built in 1959.

Recently the initials were surprisingly uncovered when Keegan decided to

raise the roof and replace the walls on this old building.

 These initials are my Dad’s little sister’s Lynda.

We’re not sure who put them ther...