Still picking up the pieces

Grief, 22 months later.  I had a dream last night. I haven’t seen another person in four days.  I’ve been sick.  Flu, then weak and exhausted, not eating much and dragging myself around the house.  Missing my husband terribly. I’m still pushing through the grief; I realize it’s been a constant effort, propping myself up with busyness – good busyness but busyness nonetheless.  Alone these … Continue reading Still picking up the pieces

Travel Theme: Names

Ailsa’s travel theme is Names of iconic places – please click on any image for a better view. The New York Salon on Erzsébet Street in Budapest The Moulin Rouge on the Boulevard de Clichy in Paris   Guess where in the Czech Republic In London The Nobel Museum in Stortorget, Stockholm The end of Route 3 on Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. The Pan-American highway runs … Continue reading Travel Theme: Names

Animal Crackers

Please click on any image for a better view. Charlie the labradoodle, from Thunder Bay, Ontario Sleeping dogs lie in the Andes, Hotel Portillo, Chile This fellow wanted to play ball in Berchtesgaden, Germany Out to pasture, Thornhill, Scotland Alpaca, Glengarry County, Ontario Walking the dog in Lockerbie, Scotland Sleeping dogs also lie in Punta Arenas, Chile … and a pee break at Dunnet Head, … Continue reading Animal Crackers


Click on any image for a better view. Ailsa’s travel theme is Words Long words … Nuremburg Short words … South Glengarry, Ontario Exciting words … Words of reflection … Bavaria Words of love … Proud words … Ottawa Moving words … Ottawa Funny words … at least to me … Salzburg Incomprehensible words … at least to me … St. Petersburg, Russia and words of … Continue reading Words

Door(s) 22

Please click on images for a better view. Pass through these doors to enter Dom zu unserer Lieben Frau – the Cathedral of Our Dear lady, also referred to as Frauenkirche.  The onion domes of this church are unmistakable on the skyline of Munich. Located near Marienplatz in the heart of the old town, construction began in 1468.  However, the cathedral suffered heavy damage from … Continue reading Door(s) 22