Author Archives: Lynn

Celebrate the Human Spirit

For the past few days, many of us have been holding our breath as we have been watching the coverage of the rescue attempt of 12 boys & their coach from a cave in Thailand. After 18 days, thankfully & … Continue reading

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When Life Throws Us a Curve Ball

Despite our best intentions to find balance in our lives,  sometimes life throws us a curve ball we didn’t see coming. A wild pitch that can throw us off kilter, causing us to dig deep within our ourselves to find … Continue reading

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Meeting the Man in Red

Despite his hearty HOHOHO & promises of treats & toys to be left under the tree, many a child can be found desperately trying to escape the lap of the bearded jolly old Saint Nick all decked out in his … Continue reading

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Memories of Africa

It is hard to believe that a year has gone by since my daughter & I set out on an incredible adventure together; a dream we had shared for a number of years to travel to Africa became a reality. … Continue reading

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A Little Snow on the Mountain

Although I have visited the Western area of Canada a few times, I have not had the opportunity to hike in the mountains. On a recent visit with a very dear friend of mine, I had put in a request … Continue reading

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Accumulated Baggage

Accumulated baggage. The stuff of life that stays packed in our cases, like the outfit we took on a trip, but never wore. Some of us only accumulate a small carry-on, while others tip the scales with the weight of … Continue reading

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Love the Life You’re In

Despite our best efforts to embrace each & every day, some days can be more difficult than others, in seeking gratitude for the life we have been given. To love the life we are in. In a world where we … Continue reading

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Mom’s the Word❤️

 When I began this blog 4 years ago, this was one of the first posts I wrote. As we approach Mother’s Day this weekend, I thought it was worth a re-post with a few updates.   May 6, 2013: We … Continue reading

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Hearts Alone

When I met my husband’s family many years ago, I learned very quickly that they were a card playing family.  Euchre was & is their game of choice. Rather stunned to hear I didn’t know how to play, his grandfather … Continue reading

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Going on Safari-1st drive out

There can be no doubt that the highlight of our trip to South Africa was our safari experience. That is not to diminish the beauty of the the other areas we explored but to come face to face with with … Continue reading

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