Things we did that weekend that we weren’t supposed to do

I have known Helena since grade two, since I was seven years of age. We were in every class together until we hit senior elementary. An adventurous gal, Helena and I were up for almost anything. We were frequently found together bike riding all over the city of Niagara Falls Ontario.        There…

The Gully and the toboggan hill

In the winter, the neighbourhood kids would congregate at the top of the hill in the gully behind our house to go tobagganing. It was the biggest and most challenging hill, to us it was Mount Everest, therefore something to be conquered. In our minds was the best hill ever! We would scramble up the…

My First blog and a poem

Hello My name is Mary and this is my first blog. I am a Canadian nurse nearing the end of my career looking forward to retirement some time in the next few years. In my spare time I like to write poetry, do some painting with acrylics and play the ukulele. I love riding my…