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There’s Beauty Here

Copper, amber, deep reds, and oranges all mixed in to perfectly compliment each other. It’s like winters gift. “Sorry, you’re going to freeze your ass off in a couple of months. Here, I’ll make the landscape into a work of art for you, one that you’ll try to capture in pictures and paintings but won’t…

Giving Credit…

There was a time when I was really excited to have a credit card. The bank kept giving me more and more money so I kept taking it. Why not? I was 20 years old, didn’t own a house, and had very few responsibilities. So when they offered me a line of credit to go…

Shart on the Dance Floor

It’s 2am. I have to get up early because tomorrow morning, bright and early I am meeting my bridesmaids and decorating the hall for my Jack and Jill. All the American’s say what? That’s a huge party that we Canadian’s throw in honour of the Bride and Groom to help them raise money and pay…

The Bear Went Over the Mountain

We are huge readers in this house. Children’s books, flyers, the back of the ketchup bottle. We soak it in. So when this arrived in the mail… We immediately cracked it open and started reading. Wait. Singing! Iza Trapani, the author of The Bear Went Over The Mountain, was born in Poland and moved to…

Embracing Growth

  I watch my daughter run for her dad, shrieks of delight echoing through the house as her little legs carry her as fast as she can make them go. My mind flashes back to when she couldn’t run, hadn’t learned to walk, to when she was a tiny bundle wrapped up against my chest….

The Battle

When you feel like turning away, like the battle is never ending, like there is no hope. Lay next to her and listen to her dreams, support her through her climb, and hold her hand through her nightmares. Don’t turn away. You are her hope. The battle will end.     This post is dedicated…