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PRAIRIE GIRL GOES COASTAL: HOW NOT TO DOWNSIZE

In my last blog post (click here to read), I shared about my husband’s struggle to keep his head above water, and the blow of another job loss. Although my husband was now “free” to leave, with winter just weeks

PRAIRIE GIRL GOES COASTAL: GOD SPEAKS

In my last blog (click here), I shared that my husband’s unexpected job loss put him squarely on the path to a personal crisis. While I saw the job loss as an opportunity to do something new, he wasn’t

PRAIRIE GIRL GOES COASTAL: AN UNEXPECTED JOB LOSS

I was making my lunch when I heard the interior garage door open. Puzzled, I made my way down to see what was going on. My husband stood in the mudroom gripping his briefcase, his suit bag draped over his…

14 BIBLE VERSES TO LIFT YOUR SPIRIT DURING THE PANDEMIC

 

If you are like most people, you may have experienced a wide range of emotions during this pandemic. From confusion to panic to fear to (almost) feeling like everything’s back to normal, we are all struggling with the day-to-day ups…

ALL ABOUT "THE UNDERDOG DUCKLING"

I am wearing two hats in this blog as I act as as both interviewer and interviewee for the most-asked questions about my book The Underdog Duckling.

Tell us about your book. 

The Underdog Duckling is about a young…

10 WACKY FACTS ABOUT MARINE ANIMALS

 

1. The tongue-eating isopod (a crustacean) eats a fish’s tongue and then becomes the fish’s tongue, feeding on the food the fish catches. 

2. While mating, the male anglerfish grabs onto the much larger female with his mouth, hangs on,…

18 FAVOURITE WILDLIFE PHOTOS OF 2018

Life circumstances in 2018 prevented me from doing as much photography as I would have normally liked. Regardless, it was fun reviewing and reliving what we did and where we travelled this past year as I scrolled through my photos. 

MY YEAR IN REVIEW 2018

I am grateful to say that once again I had a year full of excitement, fun, and success. However, I will also remember 2018 as full of challenges and difficulties I never saw coming. Read on to find out more! 

SALLY'S ADVENTURES IN PUPPYLAND--WEEK 21--SEVEN MONTHS OLD!

Last week, Theo turned seven months old! I remember during puppy training the trainer telling us that one of the most difficult periods in raising a dog happens between about seven and eleven months. We’ll see how the next few…

SALLY'S ADVENTURES IN PUPPYLAND--WEEK 19--DOGGY DAY CARE!

Two weeks post-surgery, Theo is completely healed. What better way to celebrate than to give him an opportunity to spend a morning with some puppies and doggies at a doggy day care! 

I found a lady fairly close to…

SALLY'S ADVENTURES IN PUPPYLAND--WEEK 17--BATMAN AND SURGERY

Our family hasn’t participated in Halloween for over 20 years. However, knowing that I couldn’t deter costumed kids from coming up to our house and ringing our doorbell AND knowing that our little Theo is highly social, we decided…