Some of my zinnia flowers resemble pineapples with a crown! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden in Windsor, Ontario.
Month: August 2020
Thousand Word Thursdays #187
Black-eyed Susan flowers! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden. Windsor, Ontario.
Lover of Clover!
It was the beginning of June. I hadn’t visited my out-of-town daughter and her husband since March because of the pandemic. I pulled into their driveway and paused. I just had to stop and take a picture of something I noticed. I had waited almost three months to visit them. What was another few minutes?… Continue reading Lover of Clover!
Thousand Word Thursdays #186
Four O’Clock Flowers! Well, I’m either a day late for Thousand Word Thursdays or six days early, but here’s some pics for you to enjoy. © Rita Jacques 2020. My backyard. Windsor, Ontario.
Work is work! We often hear these words, usually spoken by disgruntled employees. Yet we can learn something from every job, can’t we? Let me tell you about two jobs from my youth. My first job was as a papergirl delivering The Wallaceburg Daily News. I was 10 at the time I applied for the… Continue reading First Jobs!
For You, Dad!
I’ve lived in my home for over twenty years but rarely spotted a cardinal in our yard. Things changed nearly four years ago . . . after Dad passed away. The day after Dad’s death, I could hear the sweet chirping of a bird as I mowed the backyard. It was louder than the noise… Continue reading For You, Dad!
Thousand Word Thursdays #185
Funny how the tall bean plants in my neighbour’s garden attract just as many birds as my birdfeeder! © Rita Jacques 2020 Windsor, Ontario.