Category Archives: life is an adventure

Why a Christmas tree?

These days are so dark. The night comes too early. I welcome the Christmas lights that decorate the darkness. Coming home, after a day of wandering, I love the gaily decorated houses. I am not sold on the latest fad … Continue reading

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Do you have a hiding place?

This is a very emotional question. When I was a child, I wanted to be invisible. I would hide in the woods near our house. There was a huge hollow log that I could crawl inside. It was so big that … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo and fear of commitment?

Are you noticing how many blogs bring up NaNoWriMo lately? Is it just me? Am I noticing because I am trying to avoid the commitment? I confess I am conflicted.  There are so many issues to consider. Time: If I officially … Continue reading

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7 Secrets to Teach My Students.

If I were a college professor of “Life 101,” I would teach my students what I have learnt. I love the quote: “The secret of teaching is to appear to have known all your life what you learned this afternoon”. … Continue reading

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What are the roadblocks to success?

I had great intentions. I am wondering what happened. This past week has passed by without me. I have not done the things I want to do. I have procrastinated. No diet, No writing. No projects completed. So I have … Continue reading

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Drumming soothes the soul

Drumming awoke a primal call within my soul. There is a desire within each of us to make music. We each have a creative side which makes us uniquely different. Music has never been my specialty. I cannot play an … Continue reading

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The cat walk

Keeping fit is one of my retirement goals. Last evening, my husband and I decided to go for a long, quick-paced walk. Taking the dog is mandatory. Just one look at her face, seeing the excitement in her wagging tail, we … Continue reading

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Choosing a Diet.

Number one on my “to do” list, as I begin my new retired life, is choosing a diet. I have started to do some research, I decided to be an informed consumer. I want something I can stick to. I have a … Continue reading

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One Journey Ends, Another Begins

What an adventure! What a beautiful and diverse continent we inhabit. After 4 months, 15,000 pictures, over 32,000 km, 17 states, 5 provinces and 2 territories we arrived home safe, tired, yet energetic. I have been to deserts and mountains, lakes and oceans, … Continue reading

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