Showing posts from March, 2012

“March”ing toward Spring..

I love the pastel colours associated with Spring and Easter!  I brought out some of my favourites from storage today…and feel like spring has arrived….For those who expressed concern, my doctor said my painful problem will heal on it’s own in a few weeks…no lifting, etc., …and I was looking forward to gardening…..

Where We’ve Been

We spent the last month away in Arizona. We were scheduled to leave there later this week, but came home a few days early for medical reasons…I’ll see my own doctor tomorrow. We did enjoy our time there in a nice rented home. I didn’t take many photos, but these are a few scenes…

One enjoyable day was the Spring Training Chicago Cubs baseball game. We had a tailgate picnic before the game:

Our daughter enjoying her lunch:

Another short trip was to the Queen Creek Olive Mill, where we had a chance to taste the various olive oils…some were delicious!

I missed reading all my bloglist, so hope to catch up now.

My “Impossible” Dreams

My hubby often tells me his life has never been dull with me around! I think that may have something to do with my tendency to “dream something up”.
I was thinking about that last week, about some dreams that proved to be impossible, and others not
.Many years ago I subscribed to a women’s magazine which had a very appealing ad for Glorieta Baptist Camp in New Mexico. I thought it would be so lovely if our family could take a trip to attend . Alas, it never happened…after all, we were about 2000 miles away!
As we drove down to Arizona from our home in Canada a couple weeks ago, we happened to pass by Glorieta, and I stopped to take a photo, even though the center is closed for the winter…just to say that I finally got there!

Another “impossible” dream turned out to be possible after all…again, many years ago, we heard a missionary from Trans World Radio, speaking about their work in Bonaire. He said they could certainly use volunteers. I really wanted to do that, but with two teenager…