Culture (Journalwithme#29)

This week's question asks: "Which culture do you find intriguing?"   My automatic thought was to go with Latin culture simply because of my background. The vibrancy of the people excites me, encourages me and shows me that there is more to life than the mundane day to day. Latin American people truly live each …

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My Childhood Comfort Object (Journalwithme#21)

This week's question asks about your childhood comfort object. Did you have one? If so what was it? Where is it now? Any find memories? My childhood comfort object is a teddy bear named Booboo. He has been around for nearly 33 years. My father used to be a regional manager in a popular retail …

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A Childhood Bucket List for My Daughter

There are certain triggers within life that will help you remember old memories - certain smells, the way your hair blows in the wind, hearing a familiar old song or watching a nostalgic movie for example. These triggers all tie in with memories throughout your life. While I was perusing old family photos the other …

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Documenting Local Landmarks

Christ Church, Upper Canada Village, Ontario A landmark is usually significant to a community. It tells a story of a place that was once so important that it deserved eternal recognition. Maybe it was the home of a prominent community leader? Maybe it was a statue erected of someone who did something majestic? Perhaps it's …

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My Travel Bucket List (Journalwithme#5)

I wish I was pals with Aladdin in real life. My ultimate goal is to visit every continent before I die. As amazing as that would be, unless I won the lottery or invented something that made millions, it's pretty unattainable. Slowly, ever so slowly, I have started traveling and reaching new places. There are …

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