my poppies

Every year I willingly contribute and get a poppy…and then another…a third….a fourth. Sometimes I get up to 10 in…

the day after

Terror in Canada’s capital. A young man, proudly guarding the unknown soldier at the National War Memorial, was shot and…

two people

I recently heard this: “Everyone is two people. The one that they want you to see and the one that…

wonderful quote

Be wicked, be brave, be drunk, be reckless, be dissolute, be despotic, be an anarchist, be a religious fanatic, be…

RIP Robin Nanoo Nanoo

You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it. ~ Robin Williams

first international trip

So, in travelling to Australia I was going to be travelling internationally for the very first time ever. Going to…

tree-hugger

I thought this exchange with Vince on Facebook was worthy of commemorating in my blog.          …

mission in life

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some…

relay for life 2014

Simple request: please support my friend Kati Sackett in her fundraising for the Relay for Life. Hopefully this link will…

raptors & other wildlife

I admit it. I am a fan of Hope for Wildlife, airing on Oasis. I am fascinated by wildlife rehabilitation….