A Happier, Healthier World

| April 7, 2020

World Health Day The sound of birds twittering greets my morning as I open the sliding door to take in this day’s good air. It is cool but the warmth of the sun will soon lift our spirits by late afternoon. Throughout the day’s hours the birds continue with their dance fluttering tree to tree […]

We have One Mouth…

| April 6, 2020

But two ears…it is time for me to listen If all the trees in the world turned into pens, all the waters in the oceans turned into ink and the heavens turned into paper, it would still be insufficient material to describe the horrors these people suffered… Captain Lesley Henry Hardman MBE Rabbi, British Army […]

The Queen’s Messenger Service

| April 5, 2020

The Queen’s Speech… This generation is as strong as any. (5 April 2020. Queen Elizabeth II) The Queen today has spoken, providing a message of hope, resilience, and courage in these difficult times. As a Second World War civilian and military veteran the Queen and her family, like her fellow citizens, endured the attacks made […]

Food of the Day

| April 4, 2020

Doing Their Bit Not every night do I find what I seek. Searching through the records of the Canadian Directorate of History and Ancestry, to find the actions of earlier times to help for today, is a lengthy process. One though that I am only too happy to plow through. (I have always meant to […]

Enough Words

| April 3, 2020

Today Sometimes in our lives we all have pain We all have sorrow But if we are wise We know that there’s always tomorrow Lean on Me (1972)…Bill Withers …stay safe…enough words for today… P.F. Private Frederick Arthur Bennett Royal Canadian Regiment Awarded the Military Medal For bravery and devotion to duty at KENDDALL SAP […]