All Smiles

Sometimes I get deep and meaningful with my posts and start spewing out stuff about metaphors, nature, and connections. This week, I’m just going to share a few pictures and some good news. First up, congratulations to my friend and fellow writer, Patrice, who this week became a permanent resident of Canada! She jumped through all the right hoops, slashed through mountains of red tape, and no doubt wrung her hands in frustration many a time on this journey from “just visiting” to “I’d like to live in the same country as my husband, please.” She is living proof that perseverance, a positive attitude, and a deep trust in good things happening are not just captions for motivational posters. A devout believer that positive attracts positive, she opened herself up to Life, met its challenges, and reaped its rewards, never losing faith that, no matter what happened, things would be … Continue reading…