Category Archives: Smile

Letting Go…

Okay folks, it’s been awhile since I sat down to write. To put my thoughts to paper or should I say my computer.  To be honest, I am not really sure writing is my thing.  I’ve done mostly technical writing, … Continue reading

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Life is a Journey, not a destination

Life is a journey, not a destination…a quote I repeat in my head daily to bring me back to the present, to the NOW!! I use to be so concentrated on my final destination of what my life should look like that … Continue reading

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In with the New…

Happy 2016!! Only 2 weeks after the fact 🙂 It’s a time too reflect on 2015, too set new resolutions, too check new items off your buckets list, too reevaluate where your life is heading.  Hmm, sounds simple. This year, I … Continue reading

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Willow

I’ve recently been dabbling with iPhotography. My favourite subject is my 12 year old dog. We go for walks daily and try to keep our walks interesting by exploring different parts of YYC. Here are some of my favourite Shots from our … Continue reading

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French Fries

Yesterday, I had the pleasure of spending some quality time with my mom. Her dementia is getting worse. She can no longer communicate with me. I have to constantly try to figure out what container she is referring too.  There … Continue reading

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You….

I had big plans when I was on vacation to write but well that didn’t happen. So, it’s been awhile since my last post.  I am happy to report that I did indeed complete my 28-day journey of practicing gratitude … Continue reading

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Riding the Storm

Twenty plus years ago I entered a storm. The darkness within me was impossible to see two feet in front of me.  I couldn’t think outside of myself. I had nothing to give others. I could barely keep my head above water. The … Continue reading

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Never to Old

This photo creates an emotion of pure joy in me. I smile and feel very grateful every time I look at it.  It took quite few takes and certainly wasn’t as graceful as when I was younger but I am still strong … Continue reading

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Life didn’t go as planned

My entire life can be described in one sentence: It didn’t go as planned, and that’s ok… At a young age, I had dreams of travelling the world, becoming a veterinarian, owning a dog kennel, helping others and living in a small ocean … Continue reading

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Little Things in Life

“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter…to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or … Continue reading

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