Miscellaneous

Quote: “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” ~ Unknown

“Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.” – Lewis Carroll “A little nonsense now and then, is cherished by the wisest men.” – Roald Dahl Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” – Dr. Seuss “I don’t go looking for trouble. Trouble usually… Continue reading Quote: “Childhood is the most beautiful of all life’s seasons.” ~ Unknown

Miscellaneous

Meet Blog: She has a Life of Her Own

Blogging for me has been like raising a child. First, it requires time and effort. There is a daily routine where quality time is spent caring, nurturing, and helping to develop character. Time spent reading is included in this package because, like the importance of reading to a child, reading other bloggers work helps to… Continue reading Meet Blog: She has a Life of Her Own

Parenting & Other Life Stories

World of Unknowns

Static crackled preceding the dispatcher’s voice. My first shifts as a police officer had been anti-climactic with calls of stolen bikes, cattle crossings, and other frivolous calls that make-up small town Alberta policing. However, this one was different from the initial rapid succession of crackling on the radio. The dispatcher’s tone intensified requirements for swift… Continue reading World of Unknowns

A to Z Blogging

A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter E for Ears

Children, at least mine, seem to have big ears at inconvenient times. It always amazes me how their ears work perfectly when it is something I don’t want them to hear. However, ask them to pick up their toys or come to the table for dinner and suddenly they can’t hear! My younger boy went… Continue reading A – Z Blogging Challenge, Raising Boys: The Penis Chronicles presents the Letter E for Ears

Miscellaneous

October’s Snowy Sunday Post

The scene outside my window displays soft white flakes falling against a background of grey sky. A white blanket conceals the green grass beneath and it veils the rooftops and trees around me. October snow in the extreme has fallen so many days this week that I have lost count. Yesterday we built a snow… Continue reading October’s Snowy Sunday Post

Parenting & Other Life Stories

Confessions of a Twin Mom – Fur Babies (Guest Post)

Today’s post is written by a childhood friend, Marcia Siekowski. Other examples of Marcia’s writing can be found in TWINS Magazine and Durham Parents of Multiples Newsletter. Confessions of a Twin Mom – Fur Babies I have two dogs, Hungarian Vizslas. They are 5.5 years and they have seen our family through many changes: miscarriages,… Continue reading Confessions of a Twin Mom – Fur Babies (Guest Post)

Writing

Ayden Ace & the Detective Case

They call themselves “The Barefoot Detectives.” They boast stealth ninja skills, and they can move silently on bare feet. Their best work is completed in tweed pajama bottoms, topped with cigar jackets, and a deerstalker on their heads. The cigar jacket pockets are filled with special tools of the trade: pencil, note pad, flashlight, magnifying… Continue reading Ayden Ace & the Detective Case

Miscellaneous

Blog Ahead: My First Challenge

I entered the world of blogging in December of 2015. I wasn’t really sure what blogging was or what I was doing. In a short time I discovered that blogging was an activity I really enjoyed. There is a pride and a satisfaction that comes from publishing a well written post. Unfortunately, there are occasional… Continue reading Blog Ahead: My First Challenge

Writing

Ayden Ace goes to Outer Space

Awesome Owen and Ayden Ace were tired of their regular games. “Please no more snakes and ladders, books, cards, trucks or planes.” Another cold rainy day and they were stuck inside, “I’m bored out of my mind!” Ayden Ace cried. The boys looked around until Ayden Ace found stinky socks. Ow did better and found… Continue reading Ayden Ace goes to Outer Space