Now that’s pushing up daisies! © Rita Jacques 2020. My front yard in Windsor, Ontario.
Month: October 2020
Pandemic Pumpkin Project!
I’ve heard it said you should set a goal that makes you want to jump out of bed in the morning. A goal needs to excite you, and some say intimidate you a bit. If a goal is easy to achieve, it’s not a challenge, right? My planned pandemic/retirement project looked simple at first. My… Continue reading Pandemic Pumpkin Project!
Thousand Word Thursdays #195
A sunflower bloomed today! I get as excited about blooms in late October as I do for the first blooms of spring. Enjoying them while they last! © Rita Jacques 2020. My garden in Windsor, Ontario.
Thousand Word Thursdays #194
Obedient plants! Still lots of colour in my fall garden. © Rita Jacques. Windsor, Ontario.
Grief has no timeline. You can feel like you’ve moved on from grieving the loss of a loved one and then grief hits you hard, tugging—no, yanking!—at your heartstrings. Holidays and anniversaries of the loved one’s passing intensify this feeling. For our family, it’s a double whammy. Dad passed away around the time of Thanksgiving… Continue reading Remembering Dad
Thousand Word Thursdays #193
Cleome and cosmos. Beauty springing forth from cracks in the patio concrete. Backyard patio. Windsor, Ontario.