Reaching Out to Help

The first thing my husband mentioned this morning to me was the fact that Haiti had been hit by a massive earthquake.  Port-au-Prince was particularly hard hit with massive casualties expected.  I don't know how familiar you are with the country of Haiti but it is one of the poorest countries in the world.   The …

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Five Things to Remember When Dealing With Your Elders

It's Friday and I was all set to come up with a Fave Five in honor of the occasion but I had a little epiphany this morning and so I decided to come up with a different set of five.  It all started when I headed out this morning to run some errands.  I needed …

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Five Things That Have Surprised Me About Growing Older

It's Friday and time for my "Friday Five" observations yet again. Maybe it's my aching knees which are still sore from walking all around Vancouver and through airports but for some reason, growing old is on my mind. So today I thought I'd share with you five things that have caught me by surprise as …

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Five Things I’ve Learned About Homelessness

It's Friday and you know what that means! It's time for Friday's Fave Five Things. This Friday is going to be a slightly different departure from my normal Friday posts. I'm writing this from Canada, while visiting my son and daughter-in-law who work with the homeless and addicted in the Vancouver area. This trip has …

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