Life is ever changing and full of challenges. With each of these we have got to make changes to our lives and more importantly, grow as an individual. They are life lessons. They are free for the taking. If we just let them slip on by? we let opportunity slip on by. So I say, … Continue reading So, Cancer huh? Life Lesson Number……
I have written about my love of the sea. I've written about how important it is to my soul and my over all well being. My banner shows pictures of the sea. So it should be no surprise that a recent vacation was spent in a house 20 feet from the ocean's edge. Or zero … Continue reading Paradise At the Ocean
Recently I came to the realization that I had to put my 'big girl pants' on. It was time I started being more of a grown up. I'm talking about, retirement. It is not that far away and I am not ready financially. I waited way too long to get serious about saving money. I'm … Continue reading Growing Up Is Hard To Do
2016 Fall Color Photos Random property shots out back in the Fall of 2016. A little late in the season to get all the wild flowers, there are over 40 species, there are a few here and there. Earlier in the year the fields are ablaze with color, despite my not being able to see … Continue reading Random Views at Home
To feel the power of the sea, is and always has been, a driving force that digs deep into my spirit.
A few months ago I had the misfortune of experiencing a scary situation in my home. I fell twice the 2nd time I had blacked out, so I don't remember most of what happened. The end result was a broken wrist that is also impacted and tilted back plus a 5" cut on the back … Continue reading A Freaky Saturday Night
8 Days. In just 8 days I will be on my way to Roma, Italy. I am having a difficult time believing it is actually happening. I mean, after all these years, is it really and truly almost time to leave? Although the dream was of course, to visit Venice, that will be in 16 days. Ah... yes, Venice you know you are a Temptress!
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours - One of the oldest churches in Montreal, it was built in 1771 over the ruins of an earlier chapel. St. Marguerite-Bourgeoys was the first teacher in the colony of Ville-Marie and the founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame. In the 19th century the chapel became a pilgrimage site for sailors arriving … Continue reading Chapels of Old Montreal
The Food of Old Montreal - Let the feasting begin!!! Fettuccini Carbonara and cheese garlic bread at Le Papillion The owner going over the menu with one of the staff of La Sauvagine Restaraunt - Salad of mixed greens, fresh vegetables and balsamic. Who knew that a salad could be as amazing as this … Continue reading Food Of Old Montreal
Monday Sept. 28, 2015 It is another gorgeous day and if the weather report on my phone is to be believed, it will be all week. This morning, I am off to the Rialto Market in hopes of buying something and actually cooking. I got to the Ca' Rezzonico stop just as the last few … Continue reading Wandering Around Venice