Gratitude for this day

Gratitude for this day, Adventure, connecting with grandchildren, exercise, family, family time, fun at the park, Fun in the fresh air, fun times with children, grandchildren, gratitude, happy, joy, keep fit, keep fit in retirement, Memories, raise a child, scooter fun, morgueFile free photos My gratitude for today was being able to go out with all of my grandchildren ages 16 to 3, just me and them. Grandpa has another week of work till his temp work is finished. Off to the park we went with all the requirements to keep little ones fed and watered and older ones […] Continue reading →

Choc Chip Cookies

Choc Chip Cookies with love, choc chip cookies, choc chip cookies recipe, choc chip biscuits, homemade, homemade cookies, homemade biscuits, bulk biscuit recipe, make your own sweetened condensed milk, Simple Savings, sweetend condensed milk recipe, cooking with children, baking with children, family time, home schooling and baking with children, home school and cook with children, Reflection… Now this story started after our birthday cum Father’s Day family get together this last weekend. I was thinking back to our lovely time spent together. Then I thought “O bother” now why didn’t I take a photo of the lovingly laid out table. So a hasty email was sent “Hi Paula, any chance […] Continue reading →

Fathers, Family and Friends

Fathers, family and Friends, Father's Day, family time, consumerism, commercialised, family catch up time, home made afternoon tea, family time at home, children's games, no fuss party, grandparents and family time, grandparent, grandparents, how to enjoy family time at home, journey of life , life is a journey, life is an unfinished map, life is an unfinished road map Fathers, Family, Friends Father’s Day was celebrated on Sunday gone here in Australia. It always happens on the first Sunday of September, the beginning of Spring in the Southern Hemisphere. It is a time when I truly would prefer not to visit the shops as there are such a number of people about, with car […] Continue reading →

Remember

Remember, cancer, peace, help and support for cancer, family support, women and cancer, Today I have just a few little lines on “to remember” From Webster Dictionary re·mem·ber verb : to cause (something) to come back into your mind : to keep (information) in your mind : to not forget (something) Today I remember Those who would love to feel the dew on the grass again To walk […] Continue reading →

The Traveller

Who are you Where do you drive to on this so dark and lonely road. Going past this dark and hidden farm house in quiet slumber. Under clear skies myriad constellations of stars and cold, ice cold moon staring silently down. Endless road. Long dark ribbon straight ahead Sweeping to some lonesome level crossing. A […] Continue reading →

Rose of Jericho…a lesson

Rose of Jericho...a lesson, life giving water, gift of love Today I share with you an email received from our son in Texas Mum Thought you’d like this time lapse video of the plant called the Rose of Jericho. With water it goes from a dried up tumbleweed to a beautiful fern over a couple of hours. I watched it and was thinking that people […] Continue reading →

#resilience , resourceful

making do, memories , simple living, snorkelling, free diving, red sunset, memories to ponder Resilience,resourceful,….ingenious, capable, full of initiative, able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations, having inner resources…from mr Google , Thesaurus, Webster dictionary, Collins dictionary Sitting at the table after tea one night I was chatting with my husband about his young days when he went skin diving (snorkelling)and spear fishing. As I can’t […] Continue reading →