In August, I boarded an AC plane bound for Yellowknife NWT. Back in 2019 I booked an Aurora Photo Workshop, which was postponed 2x due to covid. I was so excited to finally be on my way for this awesome experience. Since there is no direct flight from Toronto, I had a 40 min layover … Continue reading Yellowknife Adventures:
Last month we took a Roman holiday - we landed in Rome, where we spent 3 days taking in the sights of the city. We stayed at Hotel Barberini which is located between the Trevi Fountain , Via Venato and Piazza di Spagna. The hotel is in walking distance to everywhere you want to go … Continue reading Roman Holiday –
I can't believe how fast this year seems to be going. Seems like so much has been happening that I can't keep track. Since measures have been lifted recently, seems like 2022 is going b quick - maybe because we have been in lockdown for so long, now that we can move around its a … Continue reading April update –
May your easter be happy, and bright May you enjoy your treats Happy Easter to All xoxo M💞
When/How do you know to let a loved one go? That question has been burning my brain for a few weeks. A few weeks ago, my dad who has Dementia and is 95 was admitted with a brain bleed and heart issues after a fall. Because of Covid protocol only one visitor, one hour per … Continue reading Can we really prepare for end- of Life?
6+ months with the puppy - here is the update. I didn't realize that border collie's can get this big so fast - he is now almost 7 months and weighs 42 lbs - and he's tall. He must have a freak of nature because according to growth charts he should only be about 25 … Continue reading Puppy Update
With the New Year we officially became a dog family with the addition of a puppy! Yes a puppy - what are we thinking ... 7 weeks ago my youngest told us that he wanted to get a puppy with or without our blessing he was bringing one home - of all my children, my … Continue reading New Year – New Puppy?
Two Fridays ago , my mom (who is 82) was scheduled to have day surgery for a hip replacement, basically a 24 hour in and out and then therapy. As I’ve documented my dad (who is 94) has early dementia, we had to prepare him for a night without her. He’s been very good … Continue reading Caring for an elderly parent after surgery:
Hope everyone has a wonderful thanksgiving day today. xoxo M💞
Last week was one of the toughest weeks I've had in a very long time. My aneixty and stress levels hit an all time high. My parents are elderly (83 and 94) when I got a call at 6 am one morning saying from a stranger saying they found my dad wondering the streets and … Continue reading Alzheimer’s – getting a diagnosis for an aging parent –
With the pandemic hitting us in March, so many travel plans on hold, I had to re-think 2020 and what I could do that was local. A few of the photography workshops I signed up for were postponed. I had a lot of time looking up what was a short drive from my house that … Continue reading Staycation 2020-