Author Archives: Jane Fritz

Emancipation Day comes to Canada

There’s so much happening in our little corner of Canada this weekend. You might say that in New Brunswick we are being emancipated from the emergency restrictions put in place to combat COVID.  Starting yesterday, the province that cut off … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: the gift of self-confidence

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Gratitude Sunday: including President Biden’s obvious concern for the welfare of Canadians

A few fellow bloggers I follow often have a Gratitude Sunday post; I thought maybe I’d give it a try considering all that I have to be grateful for this week.  Aside from the over-the-top joy of seeing both families … Continue reading

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Visiting grandma and grandpa

Like so many other seniors who haven’t seen their kids or grandkids since the pandemic started so long ago, we are living the dream of having visits from our families this summer.  Face to face instead of screen to screen.  … Continue reading

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South Africa: Cry the beloved country

Cry the beloved country, Alan Paton’s acclaimed novel about South Africa, written way back in 1948, has much to teach us today.  That’s especially true right now, as the beautiful country of South Africa, with so much potential, finds itself … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: the more things change the more they stay the same?!

A humorous look at similarities and differences through the decades (thanks, Francine). Which ones resonate with you? Do any of these induce nostalgia for anyone?! Enjoy. 🙂 Image sources: unknown

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Today is National Simplicity Day, but it’s not so simple

July 12 actually is celebrated for several reasons aside from the contentious Glorious 12th in Northern Ireland, including, would you believe, National Different Coloured Eyes Day and National Pecan Pie Day.  But National Simplicity Day seems like something really worth … Continue reading

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Some animal humour to lighten the mood

The world keeps throwing so many serious challenges at us that require our attention, but I thought it might be a good idea to take a break and share some of my favourite cartoons. Enjoy! 🙂

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