#NaBloPoMo - Gone Too Soon

Gone Too Soon

My mother grew up with an older sister and three younger brothers. I don’t think it was the easiest of childhoods. My grandfather abused and cheated on my grandmother and eventually left her for the other woman when my mother was a teenager (which, in the long run, was actually a blessing for Nan). I Read More

A Romantic Trip to Québec City

A Romantic Trip to Québec City

As promised, today I’m going to talk about our trip to Québec City, Canada. Hubs and I spent a weekend down there five years ago – our first weekend away together. Our second trip, this November, was to celebrate five years together. Québec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Québec. The town Read More

November 20 - #NaBloPoMo #1000Speak

When Compassion Isn’t Your First Instinct – #1000Speak

A few days ago, on the main street about five minutes (in normal traffic) from my house, I got stuck in traffic.  Abnormal traffic.  Instead of less than five minutes to my house, my car edged through three traffic lights.  By the time I figured out what the problem was, I’d been waiting ten minutes. Read More