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Saturday, August 12, 2017

Quote Of The Day

Do unto others as you'd have done to you.

Quoting my Mom today. 

She use to say this to us all the time,

probably when we 3 sisters were fighting...

She would also say "Do as I say not as I do."


Mama wisdom!

I don't know if my children could quote me with any familiar sayings...
Well none that I would want them to repeat! Yikes!


Thursday, August 10, 2017

What's going on?

My house is a disaster zone or perhaps a construction zone?

After considering moving, for a brief minute or two, I gained/earned some paint so I decided to...


Goodbye shades of blue...

Hello custom created gray 

Can you spot my breakfast of apples and peanut butter?

One of my favourites

Click below to view one of my favourite TED Talks.  

It was a bit of an AWHA moment, a little mind blowing going on and a few chuckles...

Click here


Wednesday, August 9, 2017

TED Talks

So lately I have become a fan of TED Talks.  For a long time I resisted.  I didn't want to be told how to live my life...
but now I watch them to be informed, inspired or even for a laugh.(most of the Talks have some humour in them).

You can search for any subject and they are brief, so you can listen to them when you just have a little down time. 

Click here to see some of the more popular ones:

Let me know if you find a good one :)

Tuesday, August 8, 2017


I am going to sound old but I just don't get Snapchat:(

I do enjoy the filters and at first thought that was the main feature of it but I have been told by my offspring...that this is how everyone is "connecting"? "chatting"? um... "communicating"?

Monday, August 7, 2017

Look who came to visit:

These guys came by last Wednesday.  The video was shot by Thomas, Breton's best buddy.  That is Breton in the background exclaiming. 
That is the part that makes me laugh.

Love this!

Written by Regina Brett, 90 years old, of the Plain Dealer, Cleveland, Ohio .

"To celebrate growing older, I once wrote the 45 lessons life taught me. It is the most requested column I've ever written.

My odometer rolled over to 90 in August, so here is the column once more:

1. Life isn't fair, but it's still good.

2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.

3. Life is too short – enjoy it.

4. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick. Your friends and family will.

5. Pay off your credit cards every month.

6. You don't have to win every argument. Stay true to yourself.

7. Cry with someone. It's more healing than crying alone.

8. It's OK to get angry with God. He can take it.

9. Save for retirement starting with your first paycheck.

10. When it comes to chocolate, resistance is futile.

11. Make peace with your past so it won't screw up the present.

12. It's OK to let your children see you cry.

13. Don't compare your life to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about.

14. If a relationship has to be a secret, you shouldn't be in it.

15. Everything can change in the blink of an eye, but don't worry, God never blinks.

16.. Take a deep breath. It calms the mind.

17. Get rid of anything that isn't useful. Clutter weighs you down in many ways.

18. Whatever doesn't kill you really does make you stronger.

19.. It's never too late to be happy. But it’s all up to you and no one else.

20. When it comes to going after what you love in life, don't take no for an answer.

21. Burn the candles, use the nice sheets, wear the fancy lingerie. Don't save it for a special occasion. Today is special.

22. Over prepare, then go with the flow.

23. Be eccentric now. Don't wait for old age to wear purple.

24. The most important sex organ is the brain.

25. No one is in charge of your happiness but you.

26. Frame every so-called disaster with these words 'In five years, will this matter?'

27. Always choose life.

28. Forgive

29. What other people think of you is none of your business.

30. Time heals almost everything. Give time time.

31. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.

32. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.

33. Believe in miracles.

34. God loves you because of who God is, not because of anything you did or didn't do.

35. Don't audit life. Show up and make the most of it now.

36. Growing old beats the alternative of dying young.

37. Your children get only one childhood.

38. All that truly matters in the end is that you loved.

39. Get outside every day. Miracles are waiting everywhere.

40. If we all threw our problems in a pile and saw everyone else's, we'd grab ours back.

41. Envy is a waste of time. Accept what you already have, not what you want .

42. The best is yet to come...

43. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up.

44. Yield.

45. Life isn't tied with a bow, but it's still a gift."