Know thy Neighbour?

I pass by her place almost every day.  I can tell that something hasn't been right for awhile now.  Both my husband and I have commented so.  Being that we don't know her personally, it's been difficult to guess exactly what has happened, but we don't see her red truck anymore and her black dog …

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Paying Homage to Parents and Teachers (Kudos to Those Who Are Both!)

  As back-to-school season ensues, I cannot help but reflect on the adults who are heroes of sorts in their own rights when it comes to looking after children.  Though not a parent myself, my job of more than two decades involves working with children and I have many a friend who are parents and/or …

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The World In a Hurry

"The world went and got itself in a big damn hurry." If you have ever watched Shawshank Redemption you'll recognize this quote from the elderly character, Brooks, who after being incarcerated for decades, finally gets released back into society realizing just how different the world has become.  Both my husband and I have watched this …

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