It’s funny how a random scene from the past can be cemented in one’s mind. I remember when my oldest daughter struggled with a challenging sewing project involving a pastel green dress. (A pic of the finished dress is below.) We were to meet a high school teacher for assistance at her home on a… Continue reading Priorities!
Thousand Word Thursday #154
Even Mr. Bones consults the instructions for 3D puzzles! © Rita Jacques 2019
Thousand Word Thursdays #151
Someone left the barn door open! © Rita Jacques 2019
Crown of Thorns… or Glory!
“You’re throwing that out? I’ll take it!” I could hardly believe myself. For the past two days, I’d been playing Tetris with my houseplants, trying to create room in the house for them as well as for the people who live here! The problem stems from taking the houseplants outside for the summer—where they grew… Continue reading Crown of Thorns… or Glory!
Seek, and You Shall Find!
Recently, I lost an earring. It wasn’t part of an expensive set like gold hoops or diamond studs, nonetheless, they were my everyday favourite, go-to pair. A pair of dream catcher earrings. I had put them on before going out-of-town that morning. And, I convinced myself I lost them somehow after coming home. I had… Continue reading Seek, and You Shall Find!
A Yard Sale Adventure!
While I’ve always enjoyed discovering new treasures at yard sales, an early spring experience was like no other. I’d pulled up to the home with the miniature Yard Sale sign. No treasures lined the driveway, however two people perused items in a tiny portion of the garage. Nothing was ticketed with a price. A plus-sized… Continue reading A Yard Sale Adventure!
A Nutty Tale!
I paid little attention to the older man as I laced up my inline skates, in the parking lot adjacent to the Ganatchio Trail. I’m pretty slow at it. If I’d been in figure skating or hockey as a youth, I’d probably be saving time these days. I timed it once…it takes me six minutes.… Continue reading A Nutty Tale!
Thousand Word Thursdays #94
Nothing like an alpaca in need of an orthodontist to make you smile! Greenview Aviaries, Ridgetown, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
Second-Hand Store Shopping!
My sister and I decided to check out a crowded antique store in Chatham. Not really an antique store, more a second-hand shop of what I call ‘treasures’ waiting to be found. A middle-aged woman, reeking of tobacco, brushed by us—it was too crowded to be concerned about personal space—and informed us that the owner… Continue reading Second-Hand Store Shopping!
Red Lake, Red Lights
Busy weekend…working, a baby shower, Easter and moving a daughter. That equates a short blog post! You know, I’ve been married for 36 years and I still learn new things about my hubby. I was showing Guy the work I’ve done on a puzzle of Canada. It’s a map from 1867 which makes it all… Continue reading Red Lake, Red Lights