A scent for a trip to times past

We all know smell is one of the main connections to evoking memories from the past. Whether it be warm bread baking in the family home, the smell of a bustling city or freshly mown grass, we all have a scent that takes us back in time to a cherished moment. For years my nose…

Banana Oat Muffins – Flourless & no white sugar

Do you ever get down to that one banana that doesn’t get picked to eat but seems like a waste to throw it away?  That’s typically how it works when I buy bananas.  At the time I think they look great, then I have one and realize I’m not a huge fan of bananas.  So…

Really? Parking Lots and Crosswalks

I’m the type of person who typically does not let situations get to them.  Don’t get me wrong, things annoy me but an outward respond is fairly uncommon.  I figure I’m unable change the actions of others so letting it go tends to be the best option.  However, this does not mean I have no…

Race Day. Still Injured.

So here we are with race day upon us and here I am with a still injured foot.  I figured a good three weeks without much improvement on the injury probably warranted a trip to the doctor.  The good new is, the foot is not broken.  The bad news, soft tissue injuries are persnickety and…

College: A great way to hide from the real world

I recently made a photo book of my university years. It’s been 7 years since I graduated from university, so naturally this was the time to put this book together. As I was sorting through and thinning down pictures I took some amazing trips down memory lane. Each photo evoked a memory that took me…

When a child says they hate you

If you’ve read some of my previous blog posts you’ll know that I do not have children.  Therefore, I may not know the title of my blog post from the perspective of a parent, but I do know that it strikes a cord all the same. As I’ve noted previously I work with children.  I’ve…