Tag Archives: family

My great grandchildren will not be white

That’s a bold prediction from someone so naturally fair of skin and hair. I am okay with that possibility. First, I can say that because I have brown offspring from a mixed marriage. In my eyes and their doting Aunties’, … Continue reading

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Paying your kids to move out

I recently helped pay moving out expenses for one of my offspring. Some Canadian parents are willing to pay their young adult children to stay away from the nest for good. “A poll by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce says … Continue reading

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That darn cat

It’s a holiday Monday in Ontario but that didn’t stop the little bastard from waking me up early. Having pets teaches one about compassion and care for lesser creatures. I sometimes wonder if they think they are the superior beings. … Continue reading

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Lives lived, loved and lost

I am writing this while in mourning. Today is one of reflection with thoughts of family and life after death. I have been digging for, recording foggy memories of and positive impressions that the dearly departed made on me. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block, whiskers included

We had enjoyed a lovely, quiet yet wet Christmas weekend with immediate family cramped into le petit apartment. When I finally had some “me time”, I reclined in my usual upholstered nest to catch up on writing in my journals, recording … Continue reading

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Tabby cats don’t appreciate change

Miss Geneva Tabby was not pleased with the recent rearrangements in le petit apartment. The remaining offspring and I turned the small bedroom into a utility and storage room.    To comfort my empty nest feelings, I took the opportunity to … Continue reading

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The Book of Me

Publishing a memoir hasn’t appealed to me.  As egocentric as I may appear due to my many blog postings, I don’t feel that I have experienced and survived any world events worth mentioning nor accomplished anything extraordinary to a curious purchaser. Alpha … Continue reading

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