Last week, on a very hot day in August, we found this little flower, growing in an Oakville parking lot, alone, a bit bedraggled, but standing strong, despite the reflected … Continue reading Keep Going
Looking for happiness after loss can be a challenge, but one way to renew happiness might be in finding new experiences that build memories to share with family and friends. … Continue reading Collecting Moments
With thanks to Donna who once again generously shared her house and backyard with over 50 Widowed Friends at her annual Canada Day party! It was a very hot day … Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
Widowed Friends know how to celebrate! It was Steph’s birthday and a big crowd came out to help her celebrate the big day. Thanks to everyone’s participation and to the … Continue reading Happy Birthday Steph!
If you are a member or thinking about becoming a member, check out our 3 year retrospective video of all our members and events since we started. The video is … Continue reading A Look Back At Widowed Friends Over 3 Years!
Widowed Friends (WF) third anniversary was celebrated in great style last Sunday when over 70 members came together to catch up with each other, reminisce about the first meeting of … Continue reading Happy Anniversary To Us!
The third year anniversary of Widowed Friends (WF) is coming up May 27th and it feels pretty significant this year as the group continues to evolve and grow. We thought … Continue reading 3 Years Strong……& Growing
Are you a Widow or Widower? Wanting to make new friends ? If so, we’d love to have you join us! Location: Hampton`s Restaurant & Bar 754 Bronte Rd, Oakville (1 block … Continue reading Widows & Widowers! Join Us Sunday, April 22nd!
If you’ve been looking for a way to help out in the community by volunteering, here are a couple of options from Acclaim Health. Check out their website for more … Continue reading If You Are Looking For A Way To Help, Acclaim Health Has The Opportunity
Many thanks to Donna for hosting a great St. Patrick’s Day potluck party yesterday! A big crowd turned out wearing their best green to celebrate the day and enjoy each … Continue reading St Patrick’s Day at Donna’s
Here’s a Ted Talk lecture from psychologist Susan David who shares how dealing with emotions shapes everything that matters: our actions, careers, relationships, health and happiness. By dealing with life … Continue reading The Gift & Power of Emotional Courage
Do you wonder if your brain is still working as well as it used to function? Do you find yourself forgetting things or having trouble remembering details about a long … Continue reading Brain Fitness?
Thanks to everyone who turned out for our regular monthly Sunday Social, this month at Hampton’s in the Quality Suites Inn on Bronte Road. Congrats to Sara P who won … Continue reading Sunny Sunday in February
There was a lot of penguin walking as members found their way to Liz’s while trying to remain upright in the freezing rain and ice laden sidewalks and driveways last … Continue reading Slip Sliding into Liz’s
If you’ve had enough snow and cold for awhile, maybe it’s time to daydream a little and plan a trip to some place amazing. A few of us went to … Continue reading Ciao Italy!
The first Sunday social get together of 2018 kicked off last week at Ricky’s All Day Grill in Burlington, with a crowd of over 40 attending. With most of the … Continue reading Sunday at Ricki’s
“Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” Helen Keller Loneliness can often be a widow or widowers new companion following the loss … Continue reading Walking Each Other Home, Part 2
Are you a Widow or Widower? Would you like to meet new friends who are also widowed? If so, we’d love to have you join us at our monthly get … Continue reading Widows & Widowers! Join Us Sunday, January 21st 2018