So I get to write my own Eulogue? My dad’s funeral is like a video playing in my memory.  Every detail, who cried, who attended, who drove hundreds of kilometers to pay their last respects…every minuscle detail. The minister was an elderly man and forgot to invite my husband to do the tributes. He wanted to get up to do his dues but I stopped him…why?  My dad was not a guy who wanted to be acknowledged.  He was happy who… Read more »

I did not exactly fix or build anything…. It was a team effort.  When we arrived home, I was escorted into my craft room.  He pinned the applique to the beret and helped with winding the bobbin. He was literally peeping over my shoulder in anticipation of the end result….I stopped a few times to rewire the machine as the embroidery floss split.  If I complained about an out-of-line stitch, he just affirmed that it will be his mark of recognition…. Read more »

Myths Mother in law

I will be married 32 years in March 2017 and my mother-in-law still does not feel like a ‘mother’ to me….She is a self-centered and difficult woman. Period.  That is about the only truth in this rant of mine! I must admit, many of the feelings that I experience when I think or talk about her, are my own inability to love her the way I love my own mum. Unfortunately, I rubbed the mother-in-law love-hate relationship off on my… Read more »

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