Monthly Archives: April 2013

On Happiness…..

MANITOBA MUSINGS: Manitoba’s own Nellie McClung on happiness…….. “There was a woman who came with her family to the prairie country thirty-five years ago. They built a house, which in those days of sod roofs and Red-River frames seemed quite … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2013

In honour of Earth Day 2013: a few lines from Canadian singer/songwriter Rita MacNeil’s  – ‘Field of Daisies.’ Smelt Brook, Cape Breton Island – Wikipedia photo: author Tango 7174 “I like to lie in a field of daisies/And feel the … Continue reading

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Cape Breton’s Treasure

Our thoughts and prayers are with those who died and who were injured in the unspeakably senseless bombing that took place recently in Boston. Cape Breton Highlands National Park – Wikipedia photo. Author: Tango 7174 Closer to home we also mourn a … Continue reading

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That rare and perfect tomorrow….

Monuments surrounded by snow and puddles in Markian Shashkevych Park, Winnipeg, Manitoba on this overcast “spring?” weekend in mid April. Definitely not an ordinary spring, here….or a perfect tomorrow….but nevertheless….hopefully for many it is just another normal day…… “A normal … Continue reading

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While we wait for spring…enjoy today

Falcon Lake in Whiteshell Provincial Park in Manitoba. Carpe Diem – Seize the day. “Happiness is to be found along the way, not at the end of the road, for then the journey is over and it is too late. Today, … Continue reading

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On spring….in Manitoba

Just a few Manitoba authors on Spring………while we await its arrival this year……… “At the end of the street-car line, when we went out crocussing, we found the prairie grass still brown, withered. Yet after having walked on snow for … Continue reading

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