What labels do you wear?

What labels do you wear? Many years ago, I was an elementary school teacher.  I taught a wonderful class of second graders.  Each day, I felt inspired and truly loved my work. In this particular class, I had a student named Jan.  He came from a family of 8 children.  To say the least, hisContinue reading “What labels do you wear?”

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A lazy summer day to find inspiration!

  “It is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” J.K Rowling In the last few days, I have been in my own world… relaxing and being totally lazy!  Lazy is a word I secretly hate and often project onto others.  Heck, NOT me!  But,  I can be a lazyContinue reading “A lazy summer day to find inspiration!”

Imperfectly loved

We come to love not by finding a perfect person, but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly. Sam Keen This quote I saw on my daughter’s blog.  Decided to share it here. I am curious —  Gentlemen:   What do you look for in a person you love? Ladies:  What do you look forContinue reading “Imperfectly loved”

Just what the doctor ordered: A day of nothing but rest!

I was very sick yesterday!  A hospital visit was the result.    Thanks to all the doctors, nurses and especially  my boyfriend who took good care of me. Some believe – what you resist persists!  I was really resisting the pain.   It went on and on… and finally the result was my boyfriend draggingContinue reading “Just what the doctor ordered: A day of nothing but rest!”

I think, I think too much!

Many, many years ago… too many to say, I dated a boy named Don.  He lived about 200 km away from me in Canada.  We talked lots on the phone, wrote letters and saw each other on occasion.  I worried about lots!   What is he doing when I am not there?  Will we last?Continue reading “I think, I think too much!”

What makes a good dinner?

Last night, I had a fabulous dinner with three courses and desert, some good wine and delightful conversation.   Such a romantic evening! Here in France, dinner is typically not served until later in the evening; it is very common to eat around 8 or even 9 pm.  In North America,  that would be considerContinue reading “What makes a good dinner?”