It is almost winter, well it is winter, I should stop pretending, even if the official date is December 21, which is next week. Before I tell you how we are spending our days here in Toronto, I will tell you about a wonderful trip we had to Stratford at the end of October. I […]Read more "Almost winter 2020 year of Covid"
I look out my window and I see snow, not a lot of snow, but snow. It has been 18 years since we have been in Toronto for winter weather, and so far it is not bad, especially on a sunny day. However, I am writing today about the end of summer, the beautiful autumn. […]Read more "Covid Autumn 2020"
Now that it is autumn, we are starting to get ready for the winter ahead, our first in Toronto in 19 years! I told you before about our patio heater. The plan is to eat outdoors as long as we can with blankets on our knees, the patio heater blazing, and a variety of lights […]Read more "Covid Summer 2020 Pt. 2"
Before I begin I want to apologize for being so long in publishing this latest blog. I work in a program called WordPress and it is a very professional platform, but recently they have changed the way you edit your writing and I, just a simple little senior, okay not so simple, or little, have […]Read more "Covid Summer of 2020"
It is now the beginning of July and the pandemic is still very much a part of our lives, and unfortunately will continue for many months to come. It is a new normal here, but we have adjusted, and feel very fortunate to have a wonderful home and neighbourhood, and especially each other. The days […]Read more "Surprise Trip to Florida Beaches before Covid"
I have now been sheltering at home, as they say, for 7 weeks, and you would think that it would be easy to go upstairs into my airy office, with a window on the street, and start to write. I have a schedule everyday to help with this new way of living, but it seems […]Read more "Savannah Sojourn"
I had been planning to write about our visits to Savannah, and then beaches of New Smyrna and Fernandina, but I am sheltering at home as they say, for Covid 19, and thought at this time perhaps it would be more pertinent to share my experience or rather ours as a family; my husband, Charles, […]Read more "At Home Spring 2020"
I have been slow to write about our wonderful trips in December and January. It just seems that life has intervened, but now that I am on a 14-day self-isolation after travelling home to Toronto from our home in Florida, I have some serious time. I feel compelled to talk about the ‘virus’ and our […]Read more "A challenging time-March 2020"
I last left you in Tangiers, a place of contrasts and mystery. https://suddenly70.ca/2019/12/16/more-spain-and-other-wonderful-locales-pt-2/ Why it has taken me so long to complete telling you about our Spanish adventure is because we have been on two wonderful trips, one to Savannah, Georgia, and most recently the Florida beaches of New Smyrna and Fernandina. I look forward to […]Read more "Malaga and the end of our Spanish voyage."
This is a time of reflection. As I mentioned in an earlier blog I am now 75 years old and my life is flooded with vivid memories of times past, and excitement about the future. I celebrate Christmas and Hunukah in Florida, and try to include friends who do not have family close by, to […]Read more "Happy Holidays and Festive Season"