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.
5 Minutes of My Day 2014
5 Minutes of My Day 2015
5 Minutes of My Day 2016
|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
|July 22, 2017|
Picking Mulberries on our walk.
|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 😞
|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 - 😓
|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.
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.
|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.