Author Archives: Holly

About Holly

I hope you're able to glean something from this blog, a nugget of wisdom, a new perspective, a smile or even a laugh. I enjoy getting feedback so please comment, share your story with me too. After all, we're here to help each other.

The Sounds of Summer

This past weekend was Victoria Day up here in The Great White North. It’s a national holiday and the kick-off to Summer (in Canada, Summer gets a capital “S” – it’s that important to us). Victoria Day is a Canadian … Continue reading

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747 360 Minutes

747 360 minutes. That’s how much time has ticked by since I have written anything of substance; anything that has meant something to me. 747 360 minutes or 519 days. I did sneak that small post in back in January, … Continue reading

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The Battle

I posted this on Facebook about a week ago. My Michael has encouraged me to share it here even though I haven’t posted in 14 months. I’ve been debating it for the past few days but was inspired by the … Continue reading

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An En Suite and a Mini-Fridge

Last Monday I would have given my left arm for an en suite and a mini-fridge. You see, if I had an en suite and a stocked mini-fridge I would never have to leave the sanctity of my bedroom. A … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

Neither of my children have cell phones, but they usually have their noses stuck in books when we travel so they miss out on a lot too.

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Sunday Funnies

As promised to my good friend, Ruthie (she did not find last Sunday Funnies funny, which they weren’t, but they were important to share), silly pictures of kitties who have ADHD.

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Insanity at the Madhouse

Sounds a little redundant, doesn’t it? Of course there’s insanity at the Madhouse. It’s the Madhouse!!! This is a different kind of insanity, though. In an attempt to get me out of my Madhouse bubble and stretch outside my comfort … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

There has been a lot happening in the Madhouse over the past month, and I promise to write about it this week (maybe even tomorrow!! My calendar is free.) There has been a lot happening in my community (municipal elections) … Continue reading

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A Walk On the Wildside

Yesterday was a gorgeous fall day here in Southwestern Ontario. We’ve been experiencing unseasonably warm days in the high 20s (low 80s for my American friends) and I decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and take a walk … Continue reading

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Sunday Funnies

Homework hosted by ADHD.

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