Ninja Trip Day two

So. On day two of the trip aka the continuing day of no sleep, cranky crying children aboard planes and almost 30 hours of not eating we were moseying around the Amsterdam airport in search of coffee and “food-that-would-not-kill-me”. What a beautiful airport! I cannot even fathom the size of it as it took quiteContinue reading “Ninja Trip Day two”

“I’m not old, I’m vintage”

Today’s NaBloPoMo prompt is about getting old. “Do you enjoy getting old, or are you fighting against it? I enjoy the wisdom that I have and all the things I have learned and are still learning. It has been an interesting road with many twists and turns, and a few career choice changes. Life is anContinue reading ““I’m not old, I’m vintage””

The little things in life

Today is still Remembrance Day in Canada, and I spent the whole day being thankful. Because of all the war heroes and veterans before us, I could wake up in Peace. As I went to a local diner today for breakfast, everyone was wearing a poppy, the kind that you lose 6 seconds after youContinue reading “The little things in life”

Lest We Forget

November 11th,  our national day of Remembrance. We are ever thankful. I think every child raised in Canada still remembers Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae’s poem ” In Flander’s Fields”. But in case you do not, here it is: ” In Flanders fields the poppies blow       Between the crosses, row on row,    That mark our place; and inContinue reading “Lest We Forget”

My Ninja cat Bartholomew

As I sat here wondering about what to post tonight, my cat so nonchalantly sauntered on over to see what I was up to and sat on my wine tasting notes. Typical. And so here is my cat post of Bartholomew, my mischievous little ninja of a cat who behaves more like a loyal dog.Continue reading “My Ninja cat Bartholomew”

Scotland the Brave, Scotland….the home of Outlander

Ok, T- minus 8 sleeps now for the countdown to Scotland! I have visited the lovely United Kingdom 3 times already in my life, and that I can say is that even that, is not enough times! My Mom is a Scottish Lass so we have family all through out, and I am happy toContinue reading “Scotland the Brave, Scotland….the home of Outlander”