Category Archive for "Throwback Thursday"

Throwback Thursday – The Prettiest Place on Earth

I know I’ve posted this photo before, but it means many things to me. Freedom. Exploration. Happiness. Confidence. Love. Eze, France is considered by many to be the prettiest place on the planet. To my eyes, so far, it’s definitely... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Free to Be

It’s been less than two years since I left Free-FM but sometimes it feels like decades. Derek and I both made some great friends there and there’s a photo of one in particular that makes me LOL every time.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – My Brother, My Twin

There were a few years when we were kids that people mistook my baby brother and me for twins. I wasn’t growing at all and he was growing fast. We’re sixteen months apart but we looked alike.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Prom and Circumstance

My niece is looking for a prom dress. This dress is the most important article of clothing in the world. It must be perfect. It must not only flatter but enhance and beyond that, it must meet with the approval... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – The Hockey Series in the Shadow

All Canadians know about the 1972 Canada-Russia hockey series in which the NHL proved its supremacy via Paul Henderson’s last minute goal. In 1974, the upstart WHA took on the Russians with a different outcome. The World Hockey Association was attempting to... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – I’ve Done 150 Before

Our country turns 150 this year but parts of it are much older than that. In fact, if you talk to Canada’s indigenous people, they’ll remind you that this sesquicentennial marks 150 years of colonialism, not confederation. But I digress.  Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Great Relatives

Oh, the treasures I’ve found while going through my grandparents’ stuff that was tucked away for more than three decades. They kept every wedding invitation they ever received, letters from the 1920s and 30s and so much more that must... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Science, I Love Thee

Four years ago on a trip to Calgary, Alberta to visit my cousin Barbara-Anne, we grabbed a few more cousins and took a road trip to Drumheller and the Royal Tyrrell Museum. If you love science like I love science,... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Icelandic Adventure

How quickly a year flies by. Last February, we went to Iceland and got to see and experience things that aren’t available anywhere else in the world. From the jagged and unique terrain to the opportunity to actually stand between... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – A Moving Experience

Sometimes I think the rest of my life is going to mainly consist of asking, “that was how long ago?” The passage of time is on fast-forward. It’s already been five years since our friends Laurie and Jeff moved a... Continue reading