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 →

Finish

Finish, five minute Friday, retirement, finish work, count down to retirement , new adventures, new horizon, retirement is a journey not a destination Finish… A chosen title Joining in with 5 minute Friday I’m a slow Slow typist… START.. Finish…a word my dearest man has been waiting for many months Hanging in there at a stressful job more suited to a younger age group More suited to a faster typist But he stuck it out Counting down one […] Continue reading →

Time for soup

the soul, soup for the soul. Chicken soup for the soul, easy chicken soup , how to extend left overs Why soup is good for the soul… On being absent for some time…others needed me Just lurking in Blogdom Being inspired and occasionally commenting Being refreshed So back to my original comment on soup. But why soup? Here in the Southern Hemisphere we have our winter. Colder in some parts of Australia than others. Well […] Continue reading →