Category Archives: Holiday Stories

Truly Thankful

It is 7:53 am on this day before Thanksgiving.  The sun is beginning to brighten the sky and it’s overcast here in the city.  The ravine from my window shows so many colours now. Fall is here and showing off … Continue reading

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Just a Little Fairy Dust!

Here it is “Brucesters” The glitz and glitter of Pride 2013!  It all started for me with the annual underwear party on Tuesday night! No I don’t get in my underwear but the models do and hey it’s such a … Continue reading

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Love and Other Lost Items

What is with all this snow?  180 km an hour winds! Weather bomb! Extreme cold warning! Reduced visibility!  I hate winter, but instead of getting all caught up in the “F”ebruary blues, I want to share some thoughts about something … Continue reading

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Ugly Holiday Sweater

Today is one of those days, as I sit here at my table, the winter light has not yet come into view, that my mind is in a state of wonder.  Not the wonder like in “walking in a winter … Continue reading

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Christmas? I’ve had my Phil!

It all started with a text.  “I’ve got something to tell you.” It read. I was working my six days a week, nine plus hours a day as Christmas Day headed steadily before me. When you read a text like … Continue reading

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Thanks, Canadian Opera Company there was no Santa Claus!

OK, so I might be a bit early writing about the season which is quickly approaching, but this week has suddenly brought the Yuletide Season to the forefront.  Today, I hopped onto the trolley and made my way with “closenesses” … Continue reading

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My Thankful List!

Well here we are celebrating another Canadian style Thanksgiving.  Visiting family, stuffing that bird in the oven and over indulging on homemade dressing. I love this holiday.  It has all the fabulousness of a holiday without the exhausting shopping and … Continue reading

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Spring into the Holidays!

Spring Holidays from Around the World! Hey Readers! It’s a time for celebration! Who doesn’t enjoy getting together with family and friends to celebrate our traditions!  Let’s take a moment this Spring to rememeber to be open to a world … Continue reading

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St. Valentine vs. St. Michael

February came in like a lion and with it another grand holiday, “Ground Hog Day.” Oh come on now! Valentine’s Day!!!!!! The store fronts on all the streets were decorated in red and white.  The glittery trees made way for … Continue reading

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Bistro on Two.

The cottage was simply made of wood. Nothing fancy, just a few lovely simple rooms. Two bedrooms, a living room area attached to a small dining area, attached to a kitchen. A perfectly placed screen door. It was on Oak … Continue reading

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