Year of Joy

Year of Joy: November

Looking back on November, it all seems a blur to me. It was a whirlwind month with lots of busyness at work. Once again, many things brought me joy but there are a few things that top the list. My parents 43rd wedding anniversary! In this day and age, it is rare to find couples… Continue reading Year of Joy: November

Year of Joy

Year of Joy: September

The first month of Fall flew by. September is one of my favourite times of the year because it’s harvest time on the Canadian Prairies. Some of the things that brought me joy this month revolved around harvest. Visiting friends on their farm near Calgary during their harvest – riding in the truck and combine, and… Continue reading Year of Joy: September

Motivational · Year of Joy

Year of Joy: June

I can’t believe we’re halfway through the year 2016 already – the first six months have flown by. June is not only the beginning of summer but also my birthday month, so that means I should have even more to be joyful about this month. Let’s get started! June brings my favourite season – summer.… Continue reading Year of Joy: June

Year of Joy

Year of Joy: March

March has come to a close so it’s time for my monthly Year of Joy post. I’ve declared 2016 my Year of Joy and at the end of every month I’m sharing things that brought me joy that month. Check out my January and February posts. Once again I have much to be joyful about.… Continue reading Year of Joy: March

Ag Education · Agriculture · Weather

Making the best out of a bad situation

Sometimes in life we have to make the best out of a bad situation. This is exactly what many Western Canadian farmers are doing this harvest. If we wanted to sum up this Prairie harvest in one word, I think many in the ag industry would agree that the word could be challenging. This was… Continue reading Making the best out of a bad situation

Agriculture · Farm Life

#plant14 is in full swing

It was a long, cold winter across much of Canada, including the Prairies. At times it seemed like spring would never arrive. But it always does. For urban dwellers, spring’s delayed arrival is more of an annoyance than anything. But to the farmers who are anxiously waiting to plant the seeds that will grow into… Continue reading #plant14 is in full swing

Agriculture · Fun Stuff · Volunteerism

Rolling on the Paint

I’ve been swamped at work lately due to some personnel changes, but I wasn’t about to miss the annual Habitat for Humanity build day. I love getting out of the office; I love volunteering; and I love getting dirty. So the Habitat build is perfect for me. I first participated in the Habitat build through… Continue reading Rolling on the Paint