Happy Anniversary

            So they were going to spend their 19th anniversary in New York.  Elegant dinner – he pulled an Oro de Rey box out of their backpack and presented her with the diamond he thought belonged in her wedding ring. She loved it.  We set it in her original ringContinue reading “Happy Anniversary”

Orchid Show Signifies Spring IS around the corner

I attended the orchid show this weekend at the Assiniboine Park Conservatory.  It was minus 24 degrees C outside and about 30 degrees C inside.  The humidity hit me hard as I walked in and I loved it.  For a brief moment I could remember what summer warmth will feel like and after this harshContinue reading “Orchid Show Signifies Spring IS around the corner”


I love the traditions our family has around Christmas.  This weekend the Christstollen was baked.  The fragrance of fresh sweet bread wafts through the house.  We picked up a tree, brought it in to thaw  and watched the branches spread out as they thawed. After walking Abby in the harsh cold, I came in toContinue reading “Traditions”

Falling Leaves

This is the time of year when our labrador, Abby really perks up.  The air is crisp, the colours vibrant and she loves her walks.  We love walking in the Charleswood forest.  She’s chasing after the falling leaves, rolling in them like a happy child and every part of her body is smiling.  The coloursContinue reading “Falling Leaves”