Category Archive: Love

Remember For Peace

Lest We Forget I’ve heard there’s some facebook ‘movement’ afoot to change the red poppy associated with Remembrance Day on November 11th, to a white poppy to symbolize ‘peace’.  These people have forgotten.… Continue reading

We All Need Someone to “Stand By Me”

I always love replaying my favourite version of the old classic, “Stand By Me” — it simply gets better every time. Whether you sing along [like me], play along on your favourite instrument,… Continue reading

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to you all, … and all the best in the New Year! ♥ Simply A Dawne Thought ~

Gift Choosing Always Fun

I always love this time of year — when I start checking gifts off my Christmas List.  When I feel the exquisite joy of Santa — of actually having a unique gift for… Continue reading

A Pretty Butterfly Package

There was a package in the mailbox today.  Surprise, surprise, it isn’t one of those freebies I’m always signing up for.  No, this is from my loving sister & there’s a couple felt-pen… Continue reading

Surprise Pay It Forward handmade!

My sons & I loved the 2000 movie, Pay It Forward, with favourites Bruce Willis, Helen Hunt, Kevin Spacey, & especially, Haley Joel Osment.  And since the book is usually better than the… Continue reading

A Nana’s Thoughts

My little sweetie, playing in her garden, wearing her favourite clothes.  [Beautiful photograph by her wonderful mom.] Over the past few days, I’ve had a wonderful conversation with my 12-yr-old grandson in northern… Continue reading

Happiness is Doing What YOU Love

I’ve been seeing subjects like ‘how to be happy’ & ‘finding happiness’ bandied about quite a bit lately.  And many conversations with friends & family have centred on achieving personal happiness while trying… Continue reading

Where Are They When You Need Them?

Today’s quotation from Oprah has me musing about my life: To know that people care about how you’re doing when the doings aren’t so good–that’s what love is. Oprah Words #15 My doings… Continue reading

Cold North Pole

Okay, I really am an Island girl — it is **!!** freezing in this country!  Where?  Calgary, of course.  Wait 10 min. & the weather will change — yup.  Came here from the… Continue reading


Oh, lots of fun today.  A great walk down at the lake with my pup’s sister.  Inspired me to carry on with Ps & think I got the colour changing business down now. … Continue reading

Too little Love

Why is it so hard to find love?  I know there are many lonely people out there — I see them & want to talk but can’t.  Always, the fear of rejection; the… Continue reading