April update –

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 –

Can we really prepare for end- of Life?

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?

New Year – New Puppy?

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?

Caring for an elderly parent after surgery:

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:

Alzheimer’s – getting a diagnosis for an aging parent –

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 –

Staycation 2020-

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-

Sunshine Blogger Award –

A huge thank you to Cass over at Uniquely Cass -  for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award, you should go check out her blog and give her a follow.  Rules:Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so that others can find them.List the rules.Answer the 11 … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award –