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Susan Lajoie
Living on a modern day farm in rural Quebec.
Living on a modern day farm in rural Quebec.
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What would Ebenezer Scrooge say? Card or no card?
For the past few
years I categorically stopped sending Christmas cards.   Not because I was too busy or not in the
spirit.   Nor was it because I was
receiving fewer and fewer cards since the birth of social media.   Of course, these are all legitimate reas...
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What would Ebenezer Scrooge say? Card or no card?
For the past few
years I categorically stopped sending Christmas cards.   Not because I was too busy or not in the
spirit.   Nor was it because I was
receiving fewer and fewer cards since the birth of social media.   Of course, these are all legitimate reas...
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THANKSGIVING TREASURE HUNT Back in the late 70’s
my parents created our annual Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt.   Originally, it was the only way to get
everyone out of the house while my mother made her final touches to the
Thanksgiving table.   Food was prepar...
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A Semester at TIDE Academy, Costa Rica
Last fall we decided to transform our life a bit.  I have always
loved that my children were bilingual and I thought if there was a way,  and we were able to do it, why not encourage a third language - Spanish.
 After researching Spanish speaking countries,...
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Scared but not alone
My story is
so insignificant compared to what so many others are going through and have
gone through, but my fear was real and for the first time in my life I was
examining my mortality. Without
going into all the details suffice it to say that since Decemb...
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As the year closes I wish everyone a
bright, healthy and wonderful 2016. My family and I are off on another
adventure, or as I call it - a project.   Beginning in January our four children will attend TIDE Academy in
Tamarindo, Costa Rica for a semester.   ...
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At the very least - pick it up.
My mother was the first environmentalist I knew.   Growing up we had no harsh chemicals in the
house.   I think the harshest was Windex
and on occasion the dreaded Clorox.    She
taught us not to waste, not to spend on worthless items and where you saw tras...
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