Category Archives: Happiness

Portraits of Talent and Inspiration

Sitting in the front row at the main stage listening to gifted writers speak about their craft was the icing on the cake for me at the Toronto International Book Fair.  Reading has always been my favourite and most satisfying … Continue reading

Posted in Authors, Blogging, Books, Excitement, Famous People, Happiness, Hobbies, Inspiration, Memories, Photography, Reading, Toronto, Ontario, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

A Booklover’s Paradise

I think I made it pretty obvious in my mystery photo blog last Friday that I was incredibly excited about the book fair I was going to attend all weekend.  Well, I am happy to report that the book fair … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Books, Excitement, Happiness, Hobbies, Memories, Photography, Reading, Relaxation, Toronto, Ontario, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Scenes on the Seine

Every famous city is known for its iconic symbols, like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Big Ben in London, and the windmills in Amsterdam, but many cities have their iconic waterways too.  In Amsterdam it’s the canals, in London it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Beauty, Blogging, Emotions, Exploring, Famous Landmarks, Happiness, Life Experiences, Memories, Paris, France, Peace and Quiet, Photography, Rivers, Scenery, Summer, Travel, Urban Photography, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

The Beginning of the Journey

Sometimes you can carefully plan a trip for months, but it just doesn’t live up to your expectations.  Maybe one of your hotel rooms ends up being a dive, maybe you get miserably lost in a foreign city and can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Airplanes/Airports, Blogging, Clouds, Excitement, Flight, Happiness, Life Experiences, Memories, Photography, Travel, Vacations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Thankful

One more sleep until Santa comes!!!  Am I excited about opening presents?  Yes!  Am I looking forward to stuffing myself so full that I can’t move off the couch?  Yes!  But something else that is present every year seems to … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Christmas, Emotions, Family, Happiness, Holidays, Low light photography, Photography, Photography Experiments | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments

Feelings of Awe and Wonder

The tour guide led the way through the doorway, I looked up from adjusting the settings on my camera, stopped in my tracks, and had to catch my jaw before it hit the floor.  This was my reaction to the … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Beauty, Blogging, Books, Dreams, Emotions, Famous Landmarks, Happiness, Ottawa, Ontario, Photography, Reading, Travel, Weekend Activities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Mother of the Year!!

Yes, you guessed it, this blog post is about me :).  After last night, I have bestowed upon myself the Mother of the Year award.  Pretty cheeky eh?  Well, let me explain.  Since I have always been a total geek, … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Children, Family, Happiness, Hobbies, Humour, Memories, People, Photography, School/Education, Shopping, Street Photography, Technology | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 19 Comments