Dear Amy, How Do I Tell Them To Stop?

Suppose I’m as guilty as anyone, but still. Reading the LFP this morning and came across this; DEAR AMY: My husband was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer last fall. He has been on chemotherapy, but two regimens have ceased to contain it and the overall prognosis is not good. At the most, it is unlikely he will survive more than a year from diagnosis. … Continue reading Dear Amy, How Do I Tell Them To Stop?

Wednesday’s Child Is Full Of Woe

SEPT. 16/73 – Lost another tooth this week. Lower right next to front one. Seems strange…just as Lexi gets a tooth Paula loses one. She really is enjoying school. Walks every morning & walks home every night. She is learning to read and is delighted with it. I have her read when she comes home & she is really getting along fine. Certainly is a … Continue reading Wednesday’s Child Is Full Of Woe

The Dance Of Milkweed And Lace

“Faeries, come take me out of this dull world, For I would ride with you upon the wind, Run on the top of the dishevelled tide, And dance upon the mountains like a flame.” W.B. Yeats, The Land of Heart’s Desire   SUBJECT: Milkweed Seeds caught in Queen Anne’s Lace LOCATION: Euston Meadow, London Ontario EQUIPMENT: Canon ELPH135 In response to the Weekly Photo Challenge … Continue reading The Dance Of Milkweed And Lace


Blackfriars Bridge – Wrought Iron Truss bridge, build in 1875. “At 216 feet (65.8 meters) it is the longest working span of that kind in North America“, and as a Bowstring style, one of the rarest. Closed to pedestrian-only traffic since 2013, it remains the entrance to the Blackfriars neighbourhood of London. A pedestrian pathway runs along the Thames, through Harris Park, where you may … Continue reading Blackfriars