Travel Ideas

If you feel like travelling these days, I’ve found a few websites full of ideas. I’m thinking about warm places I would rather be, especially when it’s so cold here I can barely stand the walk from my car to the store. For those of you who don’t mind the cold, there are a mix […]

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Our Future Artist

One of my granddaughters is in her third year at the Ontario College of Art. During 3rd year, if your marks and portfolio are very good, you have the option of taking your year at their campus in Italy. Of course she said yes and is having the time of her life. Only problem is […]

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Believe In Your Grandkids

It’s amazing how much a child can accomplish when others believe in him. In fact, that can probably be said for most of us. When others see the best in us, it helps our self-worth, no matter what our age. I found an encouraging video that I wanted to share with you. But it’s no […]

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Raising Confident Grandkids

When my husband was a boy, he often heard the words “be careful”. I’m afraid I was the same way with my boys. But my daughter encourages my grandson to try new things and doesn’t hinder him with her fearful thoughts. As a result, he is very outgoing and comfortable in new situations – many […]

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Life-Long Learning

It seems the media is finally taking note that a number of us in the last half of our lives (boy does that phrase make me feel old)  enjoy life-long learning. The front page of our local paper highlighted a man close to 90 who is graduating with his PhD. He says the young students

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