Snakes and ladders, the old traditional board game, is a great metaphor for life after loss. As Penny R suggested on a recent Zoom call, in Snakes and Ladders, sometimes … Continue reading Snakes & Ladders
We’ve posted this video before, but, during this time with so much chaos and turmoil in the world, maybe it’s worth a second look. Recorded pre-covid, DeWitt Jones’s message still … Continue reading Celebrating What’s Right With The World
It’s looking like this pandemic thing is not going away any time soon and will probably be with us for a long time to come. We hope that isn’t true … Continue reading The Long Haul
It’s easy to see all the problems, issues and wrongs that should be corrected in the world, where we live and in ourselves. But, sometimes, we also need to step … Continue reading There’s a Crack in Everything, That’s How the Light Gets In
When was the last time you laughed? Did you know that the majority of times we laugh, it’s usually in a social setting with other people? With Covid pushing our isolation … Continue reading A Little More Laughter, A Little Less Worry, A Little More Kindness & A Little Less Hurry
We’ve been lucky that as we quarantine and social distance, it’s all been happening during the spring and summer. Imagine how confined we’d all feel if this was mid-winter and … Continue reading One Day At A Time
Many thanks to Eva C for her poetry and accompanying artwork for Father’s Day. Celebrating Fathers, memories linger, love stays strong, hearts be at peace for those loved both … Continue reading Thoughts for Father’s Day from Eva C
In January of this year most of us were looking forward to a new year, making plans for the next few months and thinking about the resolutions we’d made for … Continue reading The Only Thing Permanent Is Change
In the children’s classic A.A. Milne book Winnie the Pooh, there are two characters that personify opposing views of the world. Winnie the Pooh is forever the optimist, Eeyore is … Continue reading Winnie the Pooh or Eeyore?
This weekend is our 5th year anniversary!! The very first Widowed Friends event was held in downtown Oakville at Corks restaurant on a Sunday afternoon on this weekend five years … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!
It’s been a strange time the last few months, social distancing and quarantining, and it has brought many changes to our lives, some of them surprising, some unwelcome. However you’ve … Continue reading Keep, Lose, Change & Add
Thank you to Eva C for her poetry of inspiration and hope. In darkness we see light, In light, Hope’s for a better tomorrow …….. What are friends? True companions … Continue reading Poetry and Art from Eva C