Have you ever been on a Blind Date?

Thank you, Erica, for your very kind words. It was a wonderful surprise to wake up to your post this morning!

Behind the Scenery

I was slightly nervous.  My hands were a little clammy.  I was out of my comfort zone.

I was also curious and looking forward to this Blind Date 

I have had the opportunity to meet many new people in my life.  This was different.  This was a first for me.  I was meeting someone face to face when we had only communicated in cyberspace.  

          Spoiler alert:  Donna is even nicer and more interesting In Real Life!


Donna   Retirement Reflections  and I initially met last Fall, when I was reading anniversary stories on WordPress blogs.  I was deeply moved by her beautiful letter to her husband, a gift of words.   ALove Letter    When I found out that Donna and Richard lived on Vancouver Island, I knew we were…

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Bear Attack!!

Feature Photo: Kevin Noble, Unsplash.

In a recent bear attack, an eye, a nose, and part of a mouth were lost in the battle. The poor old bear didn’t stand a chance. Against the nine-month-old, ready-for-action, Labradoodle….who in her defense, was only doing her thing. Sadly, we feared it might be the end of the 71-year old bear, Richard’s first …