Category Archive: Persona

So Donny, You Really Wanna Take On Justin?

“We are polite, we are reasonable, but we will not be pushed around.” Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau Canada will ALWAYS fight for DEMOCRACY. Simply a Dawne Thought Advertisements

Words To Remember

Originally posted on By Hook Or By Book:
I know I usually do a Whimsical Wednesday post here, but to be honest, with everything going on right now in Washington, I don’t have…

Why Be Petty?

Definition:  petty  Making things, events, or actions normal people dismiss as trivial or insignificant into excuses to be upset, uncooperative, childish, or stubborn. A person who habitually overreacts. A person who is purposefully childish… Continue reading

Missing Nana

My Nana provided the caring that my soul craved.  Now, I need her again but she is so very far away that I cannot reach her in this life.  I simply want to… Continue reading

Repost: Lashing Out

With the crush of Christmas shopping upon many people, tempers are a little short — long line-ups, busy driving, crappy weather, … time running short.  Last night, I avoided the indoor malls & really… Continue reading

Reblog–>About symptoms [cancer]

Originally posted on cancer killing recipe:
Knowing cancer symptoms is very important,becase early detection saves lives. According to Webster’s Dictionary: symptom – in medicine, means any condition accompanying or resulting from a disease…

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

What a S.A.D. Case

I feel the energy growing more every day.  I’m more productive — happier.  I sleep less & am more likely to jump out of bed looking forward to the day rather than grumble… Continue reading

Grab A Dance

😎 I think my most favourite activity is to dance — to any great music with a beat. 😎 Of course, as far as I’m concerned that’s good ole rock ‘n roll from… Continue reading

Comfort in the Night

I feel a special comfort in the dark of the night.  The noise of the day is gone — the traffic, the people, the geese out on the water, even my pup has… Continue reading

Books Forever

🙂 There’s nothing like a shopping spree in a used book store!  And Russell Books in Victoria is terrific because you can also get new books for great discount prices. My spree netted… Continue reading

How About Mental Health Week?

Fighting my own winter depression, I’m not sure if I want to celebrate or even recognize Mental Health Day Feb 9th.  Maybe those of us suffering need a whole week. Yes, I need… Continue reading

$ Store Great Uplifter

I absolutely love all the stuff in a $ Store [Dollar Store].  Sometimes it can take an extraordinarily long time for me to get around their packed shelves — & that’s just 3… Continue reading

Mental Health Day

🙂  Every once in awhile everybody needs to take a mental health day.  A day when you do not worry about work.  A day to refresh yourself — to refuel.  A day to… Continue reading

January Blahs

Here it is — almost the end of January.  It’s been a month since our last holiday with none in sight for a while — & it sure seems like a long while. … Continue reading

Personal Design in Accessories

With the walls painted [except the bathroom & that section behind the wood stove awaiting a colour decision], some furniture built, & the kitchen cabinets almost finished, I’ve been unpacking more ‘stuff’. Crazy… Continue reading

Hardware Shops Rule

I can spend hours in hardware stores — way longer than any clothing store!  There’s all sorts of useful goodies & lots of things only cost pennies.  Best part — it doesn’t include… Continue reading

Practice for New Year’s Resolutions

I’m very much a list person but I don’t make a list of my New Year resolutions.  I used to — but found January 1st would roll around & I wasn’t prepared to… Continue reading

Lashing Out

When you’ve been hurt by someone, do you feel angry & want to spew ugly words at them?  I’ve done that in my life — & I regret pretty-well every time! Many, many… Continue reading

Forever Young

Well, I turned 54 yrs old — last ‘official’ birthday as a ‘young adult’ because next year I’ll be eligible for all those 55+ ‘senior’ deals — eek! I certainly don’t feel that… Continue reading

Time Line Pressure

I’ve tried off & on to post here daily but find I might start writing something & realize too much explanation [thus, lots of dull words] is required to put the post in… Continue reading

Appreciating Eyesight

Went to the eye doctor for my regular exam — been doing it since I was 5-yrs-old when first started school & they discovered I couldn’t see the blackboard from the first row. … Continue reading

Creativity Blasts

I am enjoying a blast of creativity — decorating, designing, making my environment beautiful & unique.  Energized, it’s a ball doing a variety of activities: determining colour scheme — blue to match the… Continue reading

Ch-ch-ch-changes Again!

Wow, pretty long time since I’ve ‘posted’ anything here — not that I haven’t written anything but it’s all been snippets of thought saved as drafts.  To actually sit down & make proper… Continue reading

Encouragement vs. Pressure

I realized I grew up with an enormous amount of pressure to “do it the right way”.  Unfortunately for a child of the ’60s, defining the “right” or successful way wasn’t always so… Continue reading