Facebook and Grandkids

One of my grandaughters, almost a teen, lives not too far away. Yet I don’t see her very often because she is involved with her friends, school, and a budding social life. For quite a while it seemed that there just wasn’t a way to keep in touch with her. She was always too busy for […]

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Have a Bonding Day

One of my grandaughters is in second year university, a two hour drive away from us. She had a couple of days break over the holidays and came out to visit for a bit. We had a wonderful afternoon together doing what she liked best – shopping and the hairdresser. Our day started at noon so […]

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The Lost Art of Thank You

When my kids were growing up, my husband’s mother faithfully sent them a card and money every birthday until they were eighteen. With our six kids and the children of my hubby’s six siblings, those were a lot of  birthdays to remember. When our kids received these gifts, they were always pleased, and would have […]

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I Love My iPod

Yes, you heard me, I love my iPod, even though I’m almost 60 years old! Not for the same reasons that my children and grandchildren do though. I rarely listen to music on the iPod, but I like to learn, as much and as often as I can. It keeps my brain active, gives me […]

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The Joys of Technology

I must admit, even though I am a sucker for anything new and different, I am not overly impressed with most of the things I try. But recently, I found the greatest little Internet helper. I have been spending a lot of time in a small town an hour from Toronto, helping to watch my […]

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