Coffee Blog

Flavoured Coffee, the virtual kind

There is a sweetness to the scent this morning that influences my expectation about taste. The taste, however, surprises me because it is shockingly bitter. It isn’t an unpleasant taste though. The bitterness fades into smoky notes reminiscent of vanilla. If we were having coffee I would offer you a Coney Island Caramel flavoured coffee.… Continue reading Flavoured Coffee, the virtual kind


My views on writing supplies.

I don’t see myself as a hoarder but an avid collector. I pair it down.I use it up.I turn around and it is piled back up!Coloured pens, pencils and highlights galore.Notebooks and paper piled roof to floor.I’m chained to the grammar, punctuation and letters turned word.When it comes to writing supplies my reasoning is blurred!… Continue reading My views on writing supplies.

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Photo Prompt #41: Baking with memories

Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Baking with memories It is funny how the sight of any of gram’s belongings can draw up memories… Continue reading Photo Prompt #41: Baking with memories

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Weekly Smile – Pictures & Memories

Some of you many know that my mother passed away in the summer. I know, its weekly smile, and so please let me explain. My older son asked for a picture of grandma to put in his room so I dragged out the thumb drives to find one for him. The picture I found is… Continue reading Weekly Smile – Pictures & Memories

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Oath of Allegiance, an Oath of Office, and an Oath of Secrecy

My diploma had a gold seal in the corner that was decorated with the RCMP insignia: a front facing buffalo head, the words Maintiens le Droit, maple leaves with a crown at the top over the name Canada, and a scroll at the very bottom with the RCMP title. I received a shiny gold plated… Continue reading Oath of Allegiance, an Oath of Office, and an Oath of Secrecy