14 Day COVID Quarantine in Nova Scotia, Canada

Airport Arrival Protocol I flew out of Victoria International Airport in British Columbia, with a short layover at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Ontario, to arrive at my final destination of Nova Scotia and the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. All those arriving in Halifax had to fill out a COVID check-in document, and could…

Red Dragonfly

As I tended our garden, a red dragonfly stop by for a visit! This little fella didn’t seem to mind modeling for me while I took many pictures, hoping to capture a few good ones! iPhones are handy as cameras – but zoom quality isn’t the best. Yet, at times, I didn’t have to zoom…

Moments – Campbell River, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Flowers I am by no means an expert on flowers. I have no idea what most of these beauties are called – except for the thistles, hydrangeas and pink dogwood tree – that really isn’t a flower – but flowers! Deer These gentle animals wander around into yards, along the side of streets, everywhere… as…

Ten of My Favorite Feelings – Joyful Stephanie

Thank You Omobola I was nominated by Omobola, author of the blog Live life Live Fully, to write ten of my favorite feelings. Over the years, I’ve blogged extensively about my emotional journey through alcohol addiction and anxiety; first as a medium for exploring and gaining clarity of my own story, second in hopes that…

Just For Today – I Will Not Be Angry

Give Pause To Your Anger It has been my experience that fear is usually lingering somewhere deep beneath my anger. When you feel angry, can you take a moment to stop, and pause? Can you take a look at what is beneath your anger? Can you find the fear and identify what you’re afraid of?…

Just For Today – I Will Be Kind To All Living Things

Thinking About Love I think a lot about love. I believe it is my purpose. Well, it is everyone’s purpose, isn’t it? I think about situations where I easily open my heart, other situations I struggle to open it. I think about love’s give and take. I think about how confusing love can feel when…

Just For Today – I Will Be Grateful For My Many Blessings

Just for today, I am grateful for laughter and a sense of humor. Always cherish those who make you laugh, whose sense of humor makes you belly laugh so hard, you cry and snort! Laughter is a gift.  Having a sense of humor is a gift. Just for today, I am grateful for laughter and…