A Touch of Wonder

Take 52 Week #50: Touch This weekend is Christmas with my family, including my sister, her hubby and their 2 darling boys. At ages 2 and 4, they have memories of Christmas now, and… Continue reading

Morning Has Broken

Take 52 Week #49: Again This has been one of the busiest weeks I can remember. Employees in a school the week of Christmas concerts, should be given hazard pay. Add outside music practices and… Continue reading

Family Heirlooms

Take 52 Week #48: Family When I first got married, I did what most new brides did; I went out and bought the most impractical and ridiculous colour co-ordinated Christmas decorations. My mantle matched… Continue reading

Time Flies

Take 52 Week #47: Fleeting This time last year, I wrote about my favourite holiday tradition, the Festival of Trees. A few days ago, I managed to convince my teenagers that it was still… Continue reading

Clear As Mud

Take 52 Week #46: Mud Obviously, the people planning these photo themes do not live in the Canadian tundra in November.  Mud? That’s so last month. In an odd twist of weirdness, we haven’t… Continue reading

Warm Fuzzy

Take 52 Week #45: Fuzzy As soon as Halloween is over, my kids start begging. I don’t give in until after Remembrance Day, but it’s a tradition that hasn’t been outgrown – Christmas bedding.… Continue reading

Victory Remembered

Take 52 Week #44: Victory This Remembrance Day weekend, my husband has around his neck our beloved Grandpa Brown’s WWII dog tag. We are thankful for the victory of this precious man and his… Continue reading

My Happy Place

Take 52 Week #43: Happy It’s the weekend. It’s dark outside, it’s warm inside. My teenagers are headed the direction of their rooms for the night, and I’m headed the direction of my couch.… Continue reading

Animal, Vegetable or Mineral?

Take 52 Week #42: Animal For all the times I’ve slacked off and squeaked in a photo under the wire, I made up for it this week. Psychologically and photographically. I wondered for several… Continue reading

Cultivating the Beautiful

Take 52 Week #41: Cultivate One of the students in our class has been in the hospital. So our classroom teacher and I talked about what our class could do to make her smile.… Continue reading