Category Archives: Everyday Life

Riding the LRT and finding my Disney princess

Last Saturday we decided to take part in the  Grand opening of the Ottawa LRT and take a ride to the Rideau Centre for some shopping and adventures. My grandson Gabriel who is an avid train enthusiast absolutely loved it! … Continue reading

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It’s a new day and a new week with new goals and new challenges!

Last Friday I renewed my membership at Movati Trainyards as I had let my membership lapse for a couple of years.  It was time to spread my wings and finally do this on my own again, but this time, so … Continue reading

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Depression and Hearing Loss

It’s Bell Let’s Talk Day! It’s okay to not be okay! If you or someone you know needs help, reach out! #BellLetsTalk  #endthestigma It was first discovered I had significant hearing loss after my Leadership course in 1990 (Now called DLP … Continue reading

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My blog turns 5 today!

5 years ago I launched my blog. My original thoughts behind this blog would be to help people understand my deafness and perhaps, a little deafness education. (see #5) As I  was reflecting this morning on what to write, I … Continue reading

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Walker – Reflections on death

It has been one year since you crossed over the Rainbow Bridge and not a day goes by that I don’t think of you. It was difficult during the first little while. I kept seeing you everywhere, almost like your … Continue reading

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Hearing aid woes

My right Oticon hearing aid stopped working yesterday…all of a sudden I could hear…tock, tock, tock in my ear. I knew that didn’t sound right, so I took it out and did my best to trouble-shooting the issue…I blew in … Continue reading

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World Hello Day

Today is the 45th annual World Hello day! Anyone can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace! You can view letters from people ALL over the World, participating … Continue reading

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7 Rules to Follow If You Want to Live a Life Without Regrets

This is an awesome article! #noregrets 1. Do ridiculous things = like diving! My first check-out dives were in the Saint Laurence in 2012, the following weekend I was diving in Miami. My favorite diving location so far is Grand … Continue reading

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A little Kindness…goes a long way!

My friend Marcey posted this picture on Facebook the other day and it made me think about how a simple gesture can make a difference in someone’s day . That same day I was talking on the phone with a colleague … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

There is no place like home! Home can mean many things but is certainly not limited to a physical location. Home is where you spend time with those you love and cherish…Home is family.  To me,  Home is also where … Continue reading

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