Laurie teaches Grade 4 at Island Lake Public School in Orangeville and writes in her spare time. She lives in Mono and looks for the humour in everyday country life. Check out her blog “Two Blue Boots”.
These Two Blue Boots are moving on to find new adventures.
What is your preferred note taking device? Digital or paper?
There is a world wide conspiracy to print important instructions, directions and descriptions in smaller and smaller fonts!
Seven tricks you too can try at home!
Modern-day urban myth dictates that if you bury a plastic statue of Saint Joseph upside down in your yard, your home will sell very quickly.
“It is more important to click with people than to click the shutter”
– Alfred Eisenstaedt
“Writing about a writer’s block is better than not writing at all”
— Charles Bukowski, The Last Night of the Earth Poems
Your life is the story you are leaving behind for others to read. Make every word count.
“When you get into a hotel room, you lock the door, and you know there is secrecy, there is luxury, there is fantasy, there is comfort, and there is reassurance.”
Diane von Furstenberg
“The time to relax is when you don’t have time for it”—Sidney Harris
Please help me decide the topic for my next blog post.
“It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy.”
“Even the models we see in magazines wish they could look like their own images.” Cheri Erdman
“Luck affects everything; let your hook always be cast. In the stream where you least expect it, there will be fish.” Ovid
I keep trying to lose weight but it keeps finding me.
I used to think city driving was difficult. It didn’t take me long to discover that rural driving has its own unique set of challenges. Let me elaborate…
Christmas is not really about the tree. It’s about the people that surround the tree – and “home” is wherever you feel loved.
Little did we know we would slowly discover that “country folk” are the hardest working people on the face of the Earth.