What’s the meaning of Christmas? … Charlie Brown asked Linus this question in a Charles Schulz movie titled “A Charlie Brown Christmas” in 1965. Charlie was fed up with the commercialization around Christmas and asked anyone for an answer to his question and here is what Linus said … What’s Christmas all about … This […]
Memory lane - Life and Love - just for fun!
I started making and using non-toxic beeswax candles (made from Canadian beeswax sheets) many years ago. They are easy to roll using 100% pure beeswax and have many benefits over paraffin wax (a petroleum derivative) candles. Beeswax candles – a natural, healthy gift always enjoyed by everyone for their fragrance and safety. Easy to make so […]
Guest article written by Peter D Gardner * In 2011, my sister inherited a still life of Roses in a bowl, painted by my father’s first cousin George Williams. The particular painting was my mother’s favourite and had been in her possession for 50 years. She in turn had inherited it from my grandmother Eva, […]
If I had My Life to Live Over: This poem was originally published on Caramel and Parsley in 2010 / 2011 and removed a few years later. During the recent holidays I was deleting articles and came across this poem again by Erma Bombeck and believe it should be included on my website. It is still an encouragement. […]
Changes after cancer? Recently after my wonderful news of an “all clear” 5 year CT lung cancer scan I was asked what, if anything, did I do differently in those 5 to 10 years after two primary cancers. What a question! So I have devoted some time to thinking about this and what was important in […]