Coffee Blog

Vanilla Hazelnut and Bewitched Blue

A vanilla hazelnut blend graces my mug this morning. It is a bit bitter but welcome and I sip slowly as I stare at the sky this morning. It is one of those mornings where there is blue sky but a heavy haze lingers as the atmosphere decides whether it wants to rain or let… Continue reading Vanilla Hazelnut and Bewitched Blue

A to Z Blogging

The “J” in 2020 A to Z

John Deere It rumbled through the town, that distinct diesel engine sound. It marked the sound of childhood growing up on a farm. In those brief moments, as she listened, she closed her eyes and could feel the warm summer breeze sliding past her skin as she worked the field. She remembered the dust in… Continue reading The “J” in 2020 A to Z

Parenting

Photo Prompt Week 11: Young Love

The rules are simple. Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Young Love His little hand gripped mine tightly and an excited energy radiated off… Continue reading Photo Prompt Week 11: Young Love

Memoir & Life Stories

Photo Prompt 2020 Week 7: Innocence

The rules are simple. Use this image as a prompt to create a post and reference back here. You can come back and share by posting your link in the comment section below. That’s it! Can’t wait to view your posts… Innocence I remember thinking this must be love. The warm summer air caressed our… Continue reading Photo Prompt 2020 Week 7: Innocence

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Travel Quotes

“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” – Chief Seattle “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.” – Jack Kerouac “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.” -Roy M. Goodman “Twenty years from now you… Continue reading Travel Quotes

Memoir & Life Stories

The Big Escape

The photographs have aged well. Looking at the soft blue sky in the picture’s background it is easy to image that humid oppressive Ontario heat blanketing the day with whispered promises of a lightning storm to come. That means there is a schedule to follow on this hot afternoon. The photographer stands unseen behind the… Continue reading The Big Escape