Holidays/Special Occassions, Stories, writer life

February is “I Love to Read” Month

Annually, February celebrates reading with I Love to Read events in schools across the country. I'm sharing my own love of reading with you by showcasing 28 great books that I've read and recommend, one for each day of the month. However, I won't be posting them on my blog as I think that will… Continue reading February is “I Love to Read” Month

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Favourite Photos, Holidays/Special Occassions, Pet Shinanigans

Unimpressed Doggie

Keyser (front) and Basil show off their holiday spirit with their Christmas ties. Keyser's expression however, is unimpressed. He's so funny. They look sweet anyway! Thanks to our groomer, Vada Club K9, in Winnipeg for the awesome accessories. I love this grooming shop. They take their time, give the dogs breaks when they need, are… Continue reading Unimpressed Doggie

Holidays/Special Occassions

Ringing In the New Year

We don't usually do much on New Year's Eve. In the past, if the weather isn't too cold, we have taken in the fireworks shows at The Forks in Winnipeg. However, this year, since we are enjoying our new home in the country, we decided to have fireworks right in our own backyard. We bought… Continue reading Ringing In the New Year

Favourite Photos, Favourite Places in Winnipeg, Holidays/Special Occassions, Uncategorized

Umm, Which Fork?

Dalnavert is a Victorian house museum in Winnipeg, that has been restored to it's original 1895 grandeur when Sir Hugh McDonald and his family lived in the home. Sir Hugh was the son of Sir John A. McDonald, Canada's first Prime Minister. This is a single place setting for a formal Christmas dinner. Which fork… Continue reading Umm, Which Fork?

Favourite Photos, Favourite Places in Winnipeg, Holidays/Special Occassions, Stories, Uncategorized

An Evening of Victorian Dickens – A Christmas Carol

Dalnavert is a house turned museum located in downtown Winnipeg. It has been restored to it's original Victorian era condition including decor, furniture and even the wallpaper. It's a popular spot to check out, especially at Christmas time as the house is all decked out in decorations. Another cool point is that there is only… Continue reading An Evening of Victorian Dickens – A Christmas Carol

Favourite Photos, Holidays/Special Occassions

Diagon Alley Owlery

The attention to detail at Universal Studio's Wizarding World of Harry Potter is off the charts. There is no way possible to hype it up too much, no way possible that anyone could ever be disappointed. This is the Owl Post in Diagon Alley.  

Favourite Photos, Holidays/Special Occassions, Stories

Bob’s Road (a zombie story)

Happy Halloween everyone! Today, I'm sharing with you a rather extended writer's prompt I wrote for this Halloween occasion. My truck bumped it's way down "Bob's Road." I knew Gabby was scared. Her gaze darted around – out the windshield, the passenger window, the driver’s window – repeat. It was all I could do to… Continue reading Bob’s Road (a zombie story)