Real People Listen – Sick Dogs Get Lift

I meet wonderful people wherever I go. On this trip to Ontario, a woman pushing her 2 dogs in a bright pink stroller agreed to let me take their photograph. I listened as she described their many ailments requiring life threatening surgical procedures. Perhaps the kindest resolution was to push her mini companions from place […]

America The Beautiful

Where’d You Get Them Wheels? – Happy Canada Day

In the 1980s, Canada Day was moved to July 1. My children and I celebrated my granddaughter’s 1st Canada Day in a way that only an 8 month old baby can appreciate. We drove to parks, then strolled around, occasionally stopping to swing and slide at a playground, or look at ducks, geese, dogs, frogs, […]

Happy Independence Day 2014

What a beautiful 4th of July day in our nation’s Midwest region as we collectively celebrate freedom hard won. Public commemorations pay tribute to brave men and women who travelled far and wide to protect and defend against tyrany, or the common heroes Stateside, doing their share to support our country. And what better way […]