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 …

Wondrous Wednesday

You wish, You wonder, You wait, You worry, And finally... You welcome! Our fourth grandchild, Stevie Lynne. Born on                               Wednesday January 16, 2019.    

Preserve your Story with “Print My Blog” WordPress Plugin

I am reblogging this post from the very generous and talented Mike Nelson. He prepared a PDF copy of my blog (WordPress.com) which I greatly appreciated. I had tried to do this myself using other methods but never found a suitable result. Mike's solution worked very well for me. If interested, I encourage you to …

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My excuse this time was... Our family time together was so rich and full that the following event came and went unnoticed by me. Being one who is prone to reflect, this oversight was highly unusual. And, I didn't make any New Years' Resolutions (also unusual). Perhaps this is all leading to a less driven …