Monthly Archives: November 2012

November blessings….

November blessings: When the nights are long and the days are short…..warm tea, a blanket and a book, by the fire; and of course, food: hearty bowls of thick winter stew, roast and piping hot potatoes, shepherd’s pie or tourtière … Continue reading

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This too shall pass

Kildonan Park in the winter….. As the earth descends once more into snow-filled, blustery days and the long, dark and frozen night, remember that just down the road we are moving also toward the days of brilliant sunshine and leafy, green, new beginnings. C.G. “It … Continue reading

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November Nights….

  “In the depth of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer.” Albert Camus (1913-1960) French author, journalist and philosopher. Camus was the second-youngest recipient of the Nobel Prize in Literature and died in a car … Continue reading

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‘That ye help one another’

“And yet, for many people in western Canada, the 1930s were the best years of their lives. Moreover, for all the people of the prairie regions, even those on relief, there were some good things that helped to remove some … Continue reading

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Wise words….

Trees reflected in the water of the river that winds its way through Elie, Mb. “He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not; but rejoices for those which he has.” – Epictetus. … Continue reading

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Today is a gift

Asessippi, Manitoba                      Yesterday was history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift – consider it a present. – author unknown.

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Lest We Forget

In Flanders Fields Poem By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky   The larks, still bravely singing, fly       Scarce heard amid the guns below. … Continue reading

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