5 Minutes Of My Day 2017



5 minutes of my day is a daily photo journal, a picture a day that captures or represents an activity for that day.  This is the fourth year we have created a daily photo journal.
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Sitting by a warm fire relaxing
November 16, 2017
Sitting by a warm fire relaxing


Practicing calligraphy
November 15, 2017
Practicing calligraphy on a cold and rainy evening



Enjoying how the snow makes the forest colours brighten
November 14, 2017
Enjoying how the snow makes the forest colours brighten


Getting flowers from my beloved
November 13, 2017
Getting flowers from my beloved


Watching the wind blow the leaves down on top of the snow
November 12, 2017
Watching the wind blow the leaves down on top of the snow


Laying a wreath at our local cenotaph
November 11, 2017
Laying a wreath at our local cenotaph.


The first snow on rose hips
November 10, 2017
Waking to a world turn white with snow.


First snowfall
November 9, 2017
Driving home in the first snowfall of the year


Walking at lunch
November 8, 2017
Walking at lunch.


Enjoying a sunrise after too many cloudy days
November 7, 2017
Enjoying a sunrise after too many cloudy days


enjoying apple crisp from our daughter for lunch
November 6, 2017
Enjoying apple crisp from our daughter for lunch




Skillshare course doodle flowers
November 5, 2017
Spending a Sunday afternoon with James doodling flower.



Making 10 pumpkin pies
November 4, 2017
Making 10 pumpkin pies.

Resting and taking my medicine
November 3, 2017
Resting and taking my medicine. 


rosehips
November 2, 2017
In pain, shingles on a wet fall day.


Enjoying a light supper with my beloved
November 1, 2017
Enjoying a light supper with my beloved.


waiting on a frost to turn the sour into sweet
October 31, 2017
Wondering when the first frost will be so the sour will become sweet.


Driving home under the most amazing fall sky
October 30, 2017
Driving home under the most amazing fall sky


Visiting our grandson and his scary Jack-o-lanterns
October 29, 2017
Visiting our grandson and his scary Jack-o-lanterns


Max standing guard over moving day
October 28, 2017
Watching Max stand guard over moving day.


Visiting our son's new home
October 27, 2017
Visiting our son's new home for the first time.


Sun reflecting of omens of a hard winter
October 26, 2017
Enjoying the sun reflecting of omens of a hard winter


Amazed by the beauty in final days of the flowers
October 25, 2017
Amazed at the beauty of plants in the fall.


Long term service dinner
October 24, 2017
Attending a long term service dinner


finding joy in the mundane
October 23, 2017
Finding joy in the mundane tasks of life.


sewing
October 22, 2017
Sewing.


October 21, 2017
Cleaning our Rpod before putting it away for the winter


October 20, 2017
Enjoying our fall garden.


October 19, 2017
Feeling under the weather.


October 18, 2017
Enjoying flowers that a warm fall provide.

October 17, 2017
Driving home in a world of colour


October 16, 2017
Finding joy in the early morning sky.


October 15, 2017
Enjoying making candy apples with our granddaughter


October 14, 2017
Enjoying breakfast at the Flying Spatual


October 13, 2017
Date night at the movie theater


October 12, 2017
Resting after an hour workout at the gym


October 12, 2017
Home with a terrible headache


October 11. 2017
Helping our Granddaughter earn money for a new Ipad

   
October 9, 2017 Having a luxurious afternoon alone while Paul went fishing  
October 8, 2017 Picking the pumpkins for the church Peace Garden
October 7, 2017 Picking apples with our Granddaughters
 
October 6, 2017 Spending the evening with our Grandson 
October 5, 2017 Enjoying the sunrise reflected off this farm on my morning  drive.
October 4, 2017 Enjoying the sunset on a warm October evening.
 
October 3, 2017 Enjoying this mornings sunrise       

 
October 2, 2017 Unpacking our Rpod
October 1, 2017 Enjoying the signs of fall 
September 30, 2017 Driving through the dust of many combines harvesting beans and corn.
September 29, 2017 Visiting The Great Pumpkin Patch in Arthur Illinois 
September 28, 2017 Touring the Caterpillar Visitor Centre 
September 27, 2017 Visiting the Jacksonville Ill library where the scarecrow competition has started
September 26, 2017 Leaving our campsite for another day of driving
September 25, 2017 Getting ready to pullout for another days drive
 

 
September 24, 2017 Driving out of Saskatchewan heading to Jacksonville Ill
September 23, 2017 Attending a family wedding
September 22, 2017 Attending a birthday party and yep that is an ice cream cake.
September 21, 2017 Driving to Regina SK.
September 20, 2017 Taking sibling photographs 
September 19, 2017 Enjoying a Saskatchewan sunset
September 18, 2017  Driving back into Canada surround by the colours of fall 
September 17, 2017 Admiring the Mackinac Bridge at sunrise
September 16, 2017 Power walking at a Michigan roadside stop and finding a geocache
September 15, 2017 Enjoying the fruits of our garden soon we will have figs
September 14, 2017 Driving home under this beautiful setting sun.
September 13, 2017 Enjoying the early morning mist on the drive to work
September 12, 2017 Enjoying my son-in-laws supper treat, pancakes.
September 11, 2017 Some days are just all about eating a chocolate bar.
September 10, 2017 Cupcake Sunday so many decisions to be made.
September 9, 2017 Making cupcakes with our granddaughters
September 8, 2017 Talking about this coming winter, the trees would say lots of snow.
September 7, 2017 Enjoying the development of this beautiful morning rainbow.
September 6, 2017 Driving home under an amazing September sky.
September 5, 2017 Being reminded of the crisp fresh of laundry that has been hung to dry.
September 4, 2017 Inside under a sever thunderstorm watch
 
September 3, 2017 Out for an evening walk on a day that feels like fall has arrived.
September 2, 2017 Painting the house.
 
September 1, 2017 Sharing the road on the way to work.
August 31, 2017 Driving past field after field of corn.
August 30, 2017 Sewing with my granddaughter.
August 29, 2017 Working out at the gym.
August 28, 2017 Coming home to a fresh vase of sunflowers.
August 27, 2017 Watching wild yellow canaries eat our sunflowers. 
August 26, 2017 Sorting through old boxes and finding old photographs 
August 25, 2017 Noticing that the leaves have started, it seems too early.
August 24, 2017 Supporting MS and enjoying a teen burger at the same time.
August 23, 2017 Finding joy in a rainbow
August 22, 2017 Checking on this years crop of garlic as it hangs to dry.
August 21, 2017 Coming home to this beautiful bundle of sunflowers
 
August 20, 2017 Driving down no winter maintenance road in the summer.
August 19, 2017 Attending the Pooch Swim at our local pool, what fun.
 
August 18, 20117 In a brief moment of sunshine we stepped out to enjoy the flowers 
 
August 17, 2017 Trying to stay dry on another rainy day.
 
August 16, 2017 Cutting the first of Mother's gladioli and remembering her.
August 15, 2017 Taking my first calligraphy lesson at the Colour Jar
August 14, 2017 Back spasms meant no reading at library so Ruth brought the library to me.
August 13, 2017 Out for a country walk this morning
August 12, 2017 Waking to a beautiful sunny day.
August 11, 2017 With Tornado warnings all around we were warm and relaxed in the Rpod.
August 10, 2017 Date night at Old Joe's Cabin in Walkerton On. CA
August 9, 2017 Worried that my Rose of Sharon bush will be damaged tied down as it is while we paint the house.
August 8, 2017 Enjoying a sandwich at lunch made from the bread we made on Saturday.
August 7, 2017 Setting out for a walk only to turn around when it rained again.
August 6, 2017 Having lunch with our son.
August 5, 2017 Doodling the afternoon away with my grandson
August 4, 2017 Toaster came to visit.
 
August 3, 2017 Avoiding the rain again today.
August 2, 2017 Wednesday is sewing night.
 
August 1, 2017 Driving to work and finding these amazing spiderwebs hanging in the cedar trees.
July 31, 2017 Visiting with our youngest son who has come to paint our house.
July 30, 2017 Packing a leaving for home with one last look at the falls.
July 30, 2017 Having a wonderful day at Falls Reserve Conservation Area
 
July 28, 2017 Enjoying our arrival at Falls Reserve Conservation Area
July 27, 2017 Amazed at how many buds our Rose-of-Sharon bush has on it this year.
July 26, 2017 Receiving sunflowers from my husband.
July 25, 2017 Noticing how beautiful the fence lines are
July 24, 2017 Cold on a dull rainy day.
 
July 23, 2017 Driving home from our camping trip
 
Mulberries
July 22, 2017 Picking Mulberries on our walk.
Camping
July 23, 2017 An evening hymn sing around the campfire.

July 20, 2017 As thunder rolls the horse drawn hay loaders sit in the fields - drive to work.
July 19, 2017 Sewing, she is making a Star Wars blouse 
July 18, 2017 Foggy drive to work this morning
 
July 17, 2017 Enjoying our mystery bulbs Lilies.
July 16, 2017 Walking after a rain storm and yep we thought the water droplets looked like ice as well.
July 15, 2017 At a community Celebration.
July 15, 2017 Working on a grilled cheese assembly line 
July 13, 2017 Listening to the wonderful time our Granddaughter had riding after Summer Bible School today.
July 12, 2017 Marveling at how beautiful the ditches are with the wild day lilies in bloom
July 11, 2017 Receiving the most amazing gift from my Grandson James.
July 10, 2017 Watching frogs play in this pond.
July 9, 2017 Enjoying our granddaughter and her view of the world through a camera lens.
July 8, 2017 Eating fresh sweet cherries from the market.
July 7, 2017 Stopping to smell the lavender that has just started to bloom
July 6, 2017 All is well and to find this out spent five hours in emergency.
 
July 5, 2017 Enjoying this speckled wood butterfly catching a ride on our Rpod
 
July 4, 2017 Driving home under the most amazing cumulonimbus clouds.
 
July 3, 2017 Walking to get our morning coffee while the day was a cool 29C.
July 2, 2017 Just hanging out at Great John's home too hot 33C to do anything else
July 1, 2017 Enjoying touring around Grafton Ill.
June 30, 2017 Watching the trains go by Great John's home
June 29, 2017 Enjoying an evening walk and ice cream at the Port Huron KOA
June 28, 2017 Transplanting volunteer tomato plants in between rain storms
June 27, 2017 Attending Mother's Celebration of Life.
June 26, 2017 Driving home past corn fields struggling in fields sodden by flood waters 
June 25, 2017 Driving home past rivers still raging with flood water.
 
June 24, 2017 Attending a family wedding.
June 23, 2017 Trying to stay dry during torrential rainfall 
 
June 22, 2017 Done work for the day.
June 21, 2017 Ending my day with a doodle and quote.
June 20, 2017 Watching the amazing cloud formations today.
June 19, 2017 Stopping for ice cream after reading at the Library and yes it was raining
June 18, 2017 Watching this beauty dig in our flower pots.
June 17, 2017 At the Walk a mile in her shoes event, notice the red shoes.
June 16, 2017 Driving to work in the early morning mist
June 15, 2017 Driving past field and field of daisies.
June 14, 2017 Starting the second sewing project with our granddaughter
June 13, 2017 Driving to work under very stormy skies
June 12, 2017 Enjoying the Lion's Club Ladies night dinner
June 11, 2017 Walking the Georgian Bay  Coast Trail and finding this fellow at eye level in the bush. 
June 10, 2017 Sitting on the shore of Georgian Bay enjoying the sunset.
June 9, 2017 Enjoying a work retreat at Falls Inn and Spa Walters Falls Ontario
 
June 8, 2017 Enjoying my garden seat and a cup of tea in the early evening
June 7, 2017 Assisting our granddaughter in finishing her first top.
June 6, 2017 Taking a short break at work and noticing for the first time how beautiful the flower beds are.
June 5, 2017 Driving home past gulls enjoying a feed on newly turned earth.
June 4, 2017 Planting our 2017 peace garden at church.
June 3, 2017 Sitting outside and listening to the bees hum
June 2, 2017 Enjoying the beauty that is and will be our front yard.
June 1, 2017 Having Dairy Queen for supper!
May 31, 2017 Sewing with our granddaughter.
May 30, 2017 Enjoying being able to work outside after work.
May 29, 2017 Driving our Granddaughter home through beautiful rural vistas
May 28, 2017 Making my own troop of scribble monkeys with Bonnie Gardiner of A Brush With Words
May 27, 2017 At a wedding shower BBQ.
May 26, 2017 Dog-sitting our Granddog Toaster 
May 25, 2017 Running to and from the car in the rain.
May 24, 2017 Reading at the library with our Granddaughter
May 23, 2017 Wondering at all of the dandelion seed head in our lawn and flower beds
May 22, 2017 Driving home pasted beautiful Wisteria in bloom.
May 21, 2017 Driving on a rainy day and this is when we found the tea cup tree.
May 20, 2017 Tea time in our new trailer
May 19, 2017 Packing up our new Rpod for a weekend of camping
 
May 18, 2017 Driving past a different type of farming today from yesterday.
 
May 17, 2017 Watching this family plant potatoes
May 16, 2017 Watching our male house finch stand guard in this mornings rain.
May 15, 2017 Considering if it will be a rhubarb pie or rhubarb crisp. 
May 14, 2017 Enjoying Mother's Day gifts a tea mug and flowers from our garden
May 13, 2017 Walking for coffee under a cloudless blue sky
May 12, 2017 Driving home into the sunset.
May 11, 2017 Enjoying a cool and beautiful spring evening
May 10, 2017 Watching the farming season begin.
May 9, 2017 Watching our house finch's nest.
May 8, 2017 Driving past the Saugeen River which has flooded it's banks
May 7, 2017 Waiting for Sunday dinner guests to arrive.
May 6, 2017 Moving our cactus to a new home.
May 5, 2017 Working on my May mood mandala
May 4, 2017 Trying to stay dry and warm as it continues to rain.
May 3, 2017 Driving to work past flooded fields
May 2, 2017 Still raining and the bleeding hearts like the cold wet weather
May 1, 2017 Eating lunch and watching it rain.
April 30, 2017 Writing while it rains outside
April 29, 2017 Watching our finch build their nest not in our fern, in a dollar store window bird box we purchased last year. 
April 28, 2017 Watching a Finch for the second year build a nest in our fern.
April 27, 2017 Trying to stay dry as Thunderstorms rolls through
April 26, 2017 Narrowly missing an in flight collision between this turkey and our car.
 
April 25, 2017 Spending a quiet evening writing and working on my journal
April 24, 2017 Moving our over wintered plants outside, new growth on our fig.
April 23, 2017 Spending a wonderful hours getting to know this new foal.
April 22, 2017 Celebrating Earth Day by photographing beautiful weeds - Wild Violet
April 21, 2017 Taking advantage of a brief period of morning sunshine to capture a tree budding.
April 20, 2017 Getting ready for warm weather only to have snow once again show up in the rain ๐Ÿ˜ž
April 19, 2017 Reading at the library with our Granddaughter.
April 18, 2017 Enjoying our two forsythia bushes.
April 17, 2017 Enjoying a country drive to Lake Eugene Ontario
April 16, 2017 Enjoying having all our children and grandchildren home for a family dinner
April 15, 2017 Making mini quiche for Sunrise Breakfast at church
April 14, 2017 Enjoying Inglis Falls on a beautiful Good Friday afternoon
April 13, 2017 Enjoying the physical activity of racking the lawn

April 12, 2017 Having lunch with my beloved by the Saugeen River.
April 11, 2017 Finishing Jabba the hutt
April 10, 2017 Sitting out a violent thunder storm to find the lawns flooded.
April 9, 2017 Enjoying the first Primroses of 2017
April 8, 2017 Purchasing the first flower basket of the year
April 7, 2017 Watching this mornings snow storm disappear with this afternoons sunshine.
April 6, 2017 Trying to will this 'snow' back into rain - ๐Ÿ˜“
April 5, 2017 Driving to work in the fog.
April 4, 2017 Setting up to work from home this evening, not enough hours is the work day.
April 3, 2017 After an exhausting first day back at work finding joy in the view from the kitchen window.
 
April 2, 2017 Arriving back home to find our bleeding hearts have broken through the soil
April 1, 2017 Crocheting while Paul drove.

March 31, 2017 Driving home under a beautiful sky.
 
March 30, 2017 Enjoying our last walk on the beach for 2017
 
March 29, 2017 Nearly walking on this snake as we walked back onto the beach at Myrtle Beach State Park
March 28, 2017 Having a pedicure with my sister.
March 27, 2017 Touring the Circular Congregational Church in Charleston, SC.
March 26, 2017 Finding Wisteria healthy after the frost in Georgetown SC.
 
 


March 25, 2017 Visiting the Warbird Park in Myrtle Beach 
March 24, 2017 Visiting Brookgreen Gardens 
March 23, 2017 Enjoying supper at Eddies Italian Cafe 
March 22, 2017 Walking the beach where fisherman fished.
March 21, 2017 Walking through Brookgreen Gardens South Carolina
March 20, 2017 Watching this fellow fish for his breakfast this morning
March 19, 2017 Knitting at Fuddruckers
March 18, 2017 Walking the Myrtle Beach State Park Trails
March 17, 2017 Walking a new beach in North Myrtle Beach
March 16, 2017 Making a sweetgrass basket.
March 15, 2017 Eating breakfast and watching the pelicans fish
March 14, 2017 Touring the Charleston Tea Plantation 
 
March 13, 2017 Looking at new and interesting notebooks
March 12, 2017  An early supper at Texas Roadhouse.
March 11, 2017 Attending the 8th Annual Irish Fest at The Market Common in Myrtle Beach.
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March 10, 2017 Finding  live Coquina clams in shallow tidal pools on our beach walk.
March 9, 2017 Noticing the beauty of a spider's web.
March 8, 2017 Walking the beach at sunset.
March 7, 2017 Playing Mini golf with our granddaughters
March 6, 2017 Walking out beach with our grandchildren
March 5, 2017 Watching the many dogs play on the beach.
March 4, 2017 Enjoying photographing birds as we lunched outside.
March 3, 2017 Finding colour on the beach we have never seen before.
March 2, 2017 Being amazed at how advanced spring is in South Carolina
March 1, 2017 Noticing how the shape of a barn changes as your drive south.
 
February 28, 2017 Packing for our vacation.
February 27, 2017 Driving past flocks of geese enjoying the warm weather and flooding.
February 26, 2017 Having lunch with our granddaughters
February 25, 2017 Trying to thread this needle with aging eye sight it took 5 minutes.
February 24, 2017 Watch the rivers flood with the thunder storms today
February 23, 2017 After a hard day enjoying a card that arrived in the mail.
February 22, 2017 Driving to work in thick fog.
 
February 21, 2017 Trying to stay warm and dry on a very foggy and damp night.
February 20, 2017 Out walking this morning it was icy - no one fell.
February 19, 2017 Waiting with my remote shoot for birds that never came.
February 18, 2017 Walking on a warm February day 10C/50F
February 17, 2017 Driving to work through a world sparkling with sunshine
February 16, 2017 Enjoying our 20 year old bougainvillea 
February 15, 2017 Turning left instead of right and enjoying the new views
February 14, 2017 Enjoying flowers from my beloved.
February 13, 2017 Driving home with the sunset at my back
 
February 12, 2017 Taking a beautiful winter walk.
February 11, 2017 Enjoying a homemade supper with our Grandson.
 
February 10, 2017 Enjoying another drive home from work.
February 9, 2017 Reading at the library with our Granddaughter my favourite day of the week.
February 8, 2017 Driving for work in the snow, again.
 
February 7, 2017 Being chased back to Canada by an ice storm
 
February 6, 2017 As trees began to bud in Jacksonville we said our final farewells.
February 5, 2017 Attending church where Bev sang in the choir
February 4, 2017 Travelling to Jacksonville Ill USA
February 3, 2017 Packing for an unexpected journey as we travel to attend a funeral
February 2, 2017 Driving to work on another beautiful winter day
February 1, 2017 Driving slowly in a typical Ontario white out, home safe now.
January 31, 2017 Talking about the fun we will have walking some of Canada's parks 
January 30, 2017 Enjoying the first sunshine in a very long time
January 29, 2017 Finishing Ruth's Maplelea Girl princess dress
January 28, 2017 At the celebration of life for a great woman of faith.
January 27, 2017 Taking a more scenic drive to work and finding tranquility.
January 26, 2017 Not feeling the best so a night spent watching Netflix 

 
January 25, 2017 Driving to work through winter fog.
January 24, 2017 Driving home from work where we passed a herd of deer.
 
January 23, 2017 Heading home just as these cattle heading back to the barn for the night.
January 22, 2017 Delivering the sweater Grandma made Toaster
 
January 21, 2017 Visiting with our Grandson who created this watercolour for us..
 
January 20, 2017 Teaching our youngest granddaughter Kumihimo loom braiding
January 19, 2017 Finding joy at work in my anthurium plant.
January 18, 2017 Enjoying the January thaw, our snow is melting.
January 17, 2017 Glad that we received the rain and not freezing rain. 
January 16, 2017 Noticing that the January thaw is being enjoyed by everyone.
January 15, 2017 Enjoying the determination of our bougainvillea blooming in the weak Ontario sun.
January 14, 2017 Taking my first watercolour class
January 13, 2017 Enjoying a cup of tea and the artistry of Aunt Marjorie
January 12, 2017 Reading at the local library with our Granddaughter
January 11, 2017 Enjoying a gift of beauty in remembrance of a love Mother
January 10, 2017 Trying to stay dry during a thaw and ice storm.
January 9, 2017 Walking for an hour on the treadmill at home
January 8, 2017 Eating dessert after Sunday dinner, an ice cream sundae bar.
January 7, 2017 Out walking under a beautiful winter sun.
January 6, 2017 Dressing for another cold Ontario CA day. 
January 5, 2017 Coming home to find our disconnect bin orchid is blooming for the third time.
January 4, 2017 What a difference a day makes, battled snow squalls today.
January 3, 2017 Out walking on a wet foggy January evening.
January 2, 2017 Walking the trails at Hoggs Falls 
January 1, 2017 Enjoying the first sunshine in day.
 
 
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