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Chamomile tea

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Amazing how something so simple can bring back so many emotions and memories. My mom used to make me a cup of chamomile tea in the evening when I had a sore stomach or just felt sluggish. Just the smell of it wraps me in comfort as if she were

water

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I got a water filter about 2 years ago now . I used to have such a hard time drinking water; it just tasted bad to me . I could smell the chemicals in it;  especially the chlorine… and so drinking water was difficult. And then I ended up with

physical education & health

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This is probably one of my favourite “subjects”… although we don’t practice it as a subject but a way of life. During the summer, we join a summer pool where they do diving,  swim team and water polo. They play tons of games in and out of the pool with their

been away in more ways then one …

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Hey everyone This blog has been quiet for some time. I keep meaning to post so many things and have so many posts started; yet I never seem to get around to finishing them. Some of it is time constraints and some of it is not feeling up to it; since loosing

If you don’t have a dog…

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this is an excellent quote ! “If you don’t have a dog–at least one–there is not necessarily anything wrong with you, but there may be something wrong with your life.”    ~Vincent Van Gogh For  all of us who have lost a special pup … they will always hold a

if you live your life waiting for the storm; you will never appreciate the sunshine

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  One of my kids wants another golden and wants to name her Bianca and I told him right away that won’t be happening. There was only one Bianca and she is gone and we must accept that she is not replaceable. I think  this is his way of dealing with

goodbye sweet Bianca

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I am devastated. I can’t sleep. I can’t eat. all I want is to have you here with me. I want to touch your soft ears. see your smile. my heart is broken. you are gone. you were here and now you are not… and I can not grasp how

mother’s day

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Happy mother’s day to all you wonderful moms out there 🙂 This day has been  bittersweet for me for the last 7 years … a special message to my mom … I miss you and I wish I could hear your voice and chat with you especially today… even though

ashes

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Sandy’s ashes were ready for me to go pick up . They had been ready for a while; I just could not get myself to go get them. I knew that going to get them would make it all so final. This week my daughter spoke about Sandy and told me she misses her and

time change

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I love springing forward I think part of it is knowing winter has very little life left … but the longer days is one of my favourite parts 🙂 ~Lisa