Finding Grandma

Posted May 11 2013 in , , , , , , , , ,

It has been one year today since we lost my Grandma. I don’t know why people say that. “We lost her…” What does that mean?  Did we lose her? Sure, she’s not here in body anymore. I can no longer hug her and smell her ‘grandma’ smell that was always a little like baby powder, […]

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When You Just Have To Smile

Posted May 15 2012 in , , , , , ,

I’ll be absent this week. It’s a tough week. And when it’s a tough week, sometimes you just have to smile. A friend of mine sent me this video awhile ago, and apparently it was a Superbowl commercial. (I wouldn’t know as we don’t get the cool commercials in Canada, oh ya, and I’d have […]

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Choose Happy: Signs of Spring

Posted Apr 19 2012 in , , , , , , , ,

Despite the gray weather and on again off again rain we’ve been having for the last few days, today I’m choosing happy. It’s spring. And even though our grass isn’t green yet. (It’s more of a greeny-brown now) I know it’s coming. I’ve been waking up to the sweet sound of birdies chirping in the […]

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Choose Happy: Bunny Birthday!

Posted Apr 12 2012 in , , , , , , , , ,

Some days it’s easy to choose happy and other days you have to work a little harder. But this week is my birthday week so…it’s a no brainer. I choose happy. This years birthday is made extra special because I’m visiting with my grandma so we can share our birthdays together just like we used […]

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Choose Happy

Posted Apr 5 2012 in , , , , , , , ,

Easier said than done, right? I don’t live in a fairy world of bubbles and rainbows where everything is wonderful. Shocking, I know. I do try to be positive, see the brighter side of situations and generally be as optimistic as possible. But sometimes…life sucks. Sometimes it seems that everything is piling up at once […]

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