Sunny irises in my front yard. Last year there were five blooms…this year there were twenty! Woo-hoo! © Rita Jacques 2018 Windsor, Ontario.
Catholics can be funny creatures of habit. We like to sit in the same pew each week. I like “my” pew because it’s close to a fan. That makes for prime seating when the weather gets hot because the church lacks air conditioning. But, last Sunday I noticed two different people situated in the pew in front of me. As I’m short, this… Continue reading Liver, Anyone?
Columbine the same shade as the irises blooming right now. The nice thing about having a mostly perennial garden is looking forward to the appearance of different flowers. Each plant has its own heyday! © Rita Jacques 2018 Windsor, Ontario.
I tell you, my fellow night shift nurses know how to have fun. They proposed buying lady fingers and scones and drinking tea during the shift the royal wedding would take place. I wouldn’t be surprised if some outrageous hats were also to be worn. While I had that specific shift off. I remained inspired,… Continue reading Royalty or Royal Tea?
Gotta enjoy the tulips while they last! Nothing says springtime like tulips! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
It starts innocently enough, the way many soft addictions do. I tell my Mom I’ll pop by the garden centre to buy her mulch. But, while I’m there…my heart quickens and endorphins are boosted as I take in all the plants and seed packages and flowers surrounding me. I forget all about the mulch until… Continue reading If You’re Married to a Gardener…
Check out the springtime blooms! Tulips! And, more tulips! Plus, some grape hyacinths, just for fun! My garden, in Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
It’s Nurse’s Week! Recently, I was asked what being a nurse meant to me, having been in the field over 31 years. Nursing means I always have the wonderful opportunity to connect with others. I feel privileged to help patients at their weakest moments—times of intense pain or sorrow—and to be a part of their… Continue reading What Nursing Means to Me!
Here’s a hyacinth for you! Welcome, spring! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.