5 Minutes of My Day 2014

5 Minutes of My Day A Pictorial Diary 2014



December 31, 2014, Day 223
Bringing in the New Year at home with my partner for life

December 30, 2014, Day 222
Enjoying a cup of tea before taking down the Christmas Decorations

December 29, 2014, Day 221
Taking advantage of the lack of snow to go for a walk

December 28, 2014, Day 220
Warming up midway through a winters walk


December 27, 2014, Day 219
Admiring the first snow white Squirrel I have ever seen

December 26, 2014, Day 218
Driving to pick up Great John

December 25, 2014, Day 217
Enjoying a walk on Christmas Day in God's creation

December 24, 2014, Day 216
Enjoying my family Christmas Eve

December 23, 2014, Day 215
Preparing for our Christmas Eve Celebration

December 22, 2014, Day 214
Same head cold different tea cup and different tea

December 21, 2014 Day 213
Being creative with our granddaughters

December 20, 2014 Day 212
Sewing Christmas Pajamas for Christmas Eve

December 19, 2014 Day 211
Listening to Mary Did You Know 
December 18, 2014, Day 210
Drinking tea and getting a cold

December 17, 2014, Day 209
At the end of the work day brushing snow off the car

December 16, 2014, Day 208
At our youngest granddaughter's school Christmas event

December 15, 2014, Day 207
Singing Christmas carols and ringing bells 

December 14, 2014, Day 206
Playing games at a family Christmas gathering

December 13, 2014, Day 205
Taking a coffee break while out shopping

December 12, 2014, Day 204
Supper with Mom and a drive to look at Christmas lights


December 11, 2014, Day 203
Taking advantage warmer weather taking a night time walk


December 10, 2014, Day 202
Watching storm clouds roll in at dusk

December 9, 2014, Day 201
Walking to visit Mother under a full winter moon

December 8, 2014, Day 200
Attended the Lions Christmas Party

December 7, 2014, Day 199
Attended the Santa Claus Parade with our grandchildren

December 6, 2014, Day 198
Decorating for Christmas with our children and grandchildren.

December 5, 2014, Day 197
Driving past stark fall landscape which will turn green again

December 4, 2014, Day 196
Noticing the town is putting Christmas Decorations
for the parade this weekend. 

December 3, 2014, Day 195
Dirty driving again today

December 2, 2014, Day 194
Christmas meeting of the Sewing Club

December 1, 2014, Day 193
Eating popcorn at the end of a long day at work.

November 30, 2014, Day 192
Making vegetable broth from vegetable scraps as my Grandmothers did.

November 29, 2014, Day 191
Stopping at a rest stop in Michigan where the ground is covered by oat leaves.

November 28, 2014, Day 190


Watching Canadian Geese rest in a local pond on their migration south.



November 27, 2014, Day 189
Driving home in snow.

November 26, 2014, Day 188
Driving many farmers were out spreading manure before the snowfalls again.

November 25, 2014, Day 187
Watching tonight's sunset

November 24, 2014, Day 186
Looking at Antique Christmas Decorations

November 23, 2014, Day 185
Having breakfast with my best friend

November 22, 2014, Day 184
Unpacking November's Good Food Box

November 21, 2014, Day 183
Corn stalks baled and sitting in a field of snow.

November 20, 2014, Day 182
Still snowing and turning the world into a wonderland

November 19, 2014, Day 181
Admiring the sunrise over the Owen Sound Harbor the day after the storm

November 18, 2014, Day 180
Drive to work this morning and stormed stayed with friends this evening.

November 17, 2014, Day 179
Driving home at sunset on a snowy November evening

November 16, 2014, Day 178
Sitting by the fire knitting

November 15, 2014, Day 177
Visiting with our youngest son.

November 14, 2014, Day 176
It snowed last night and has created a film of white on leaves

November 13, 2014, Day 175
Watching the tree outside my office window

November 12, 2014, Day 174
Saying goodbye to a colleague and friend. 

November 11, 2014, Day 173
Standing in remembrance.
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November 10, 2014, Day 172
Corn stooks on my drive to work.

November 9, 2014, Day 171
Experimenting with my new extension lens.

November 8, 2014, Day 170
Lunch with John and Mom in Port Huron USA

November 7, 2014, Day 169
Watching a fisherman at the back of the office.

November 6, 2014, Day 168
Evening spent at an Appreciation Dinner for work

November 5, 2014, Day 167
Waiting at the hospital.
November 4, 2014, Day 166
At Ten Thousand Village Christmas Sale
November 3, 2014, Day 165
Admiring the last rose in my garden
November 2, 2014, Day 164
At CreativFestival 2014 crochet bombing
November 1, 2014, Day 163
Noticing that winter arrived last night with the first snow of 2014

October 31, 2014, Day 162
Giving out Halloween Candy 

October 30, 2014, Day 161
Wondering what the dog is saying to the donkey?

October 29, 2014, Day 160
Avoiding puddles on another wet day

October 28, 2014, Day 159
Taking a break to watch the rain from my office window

October 27, 2014, Day 158
Voting in our municipal election 

October 26, 2014, Day 157
Church Potluck gluten free cherry pie!

October 25, 2014, Day 156
Attending the CreativFestival in Toronto On.

October 24, 2014, Day 155
Taking a picture of John take pictures :)

October 23, 2014, Day 154
Driving by Halloween Decorated Farms and Houses

October 22, 2014, Day 153
Remembering that men and women lay down their lives for my safety not far away in a war zone but here at home in Canada.

October 21, 2014, Day 152
 Watching the beautiful fall colours

October 20, 2014, Day 151
Having a quiet evening with my husband
October 19, 2014, Day 150
Picking Ontario apples with our grandchildren life does not get better

October 18, 2014, Day 149
Was spent at the Little Royal Fair Walkerton Ontario 

October 17, 2014, Day 148
Attending the local Poverty Eradication Information Meeting
October 17, 2014 United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. 

October 16, 2014, Day 147
Starting Ruth's doll quilt

October 15, 2014, Day 146
Working on a new knitting pattern 

October 14, 2014, Day 145
Tuesday after a long weekend.

October 13, 2014, Day 144
Enjoying Thanksgiving with my family

October 12, 2014, Day 143
Driving through Beaver Valley and taking in the fall colours

October 11, 2014, Day 142
Same activity different day different picture

October 10, 2014, Day 141
Taking pictures with Great John

October 9, 2014, Day 140
This is our car mascot this puppy travel with me every day

October 8, 2014, Day 139
Traveling behind a school bus on the way to work
 October 7, 2014, Day 138
Making this chain maille bracelet at sewing club

October 6, 2014, Day 137
Watching a spectacular fall sky

October 5, 2014, Day 136
Picking Apples with our granddaughters

October 4, 2014, Day 135
Attended the Sisters in Spirit Vigil 

October 3, 2014, Day 134
Attended a fund raising dinner for Ramoth Life Centre

October 2, 2014, Day 133
Walking of wet grass and fallen leaves

October 1, 2014, Day 132
People watching 

September 30, 2014 Day 131
Standing in the crowds waiting to cross the streets in Toronto

September 29, 2014 Day 130
Admiring Toronto's Street Art

September 28, 2014 Day 129
Enjoying the exhibits at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto Ontario

September 27, 2014 Day 128
Eating fresh figs purchased at the St. Lawrence Market

September 26, 2014 Day 127
Walking along Spadina Street in Toronto

September 25, 2014 Day 126
Watching a fall sunrise over a due soaked meadow 

September 24, 2014 Day 125
Having an afternoon tea break

September 23, 2014 Day 124
Knowing that I am love by my life partner a very good feeling
September 22, 2014 Day 123
Finding the time to finally start sewing on the fabric I purchased on June 11, 2014

September 21, 2014 Day 122
Admiring our youngest granddaughter culinary adventures - fresh garden tomatoes on breakfast waffle covered in maple syrup.

September 20, 2014 Day 121
Watching our oldest granddaughter take pictures and pronounce "I am going to be a photographer"

September 19, 2014 Day 120
Picking the last of the cherry tomatoes

September 18, 2014 Day 119
Finishing up the packing and ready waiting to unpack

September 17, 2014 Day 118
Packing and unpacking into my new office space

September 16, 2014 Day 117
Harvesting the last of our cucumbers as it appears we had a frost :(

September 15, 2014 Day 116
Watching horses on a hill against a backdrop of storm clouds

September 14, 2014 Day 115
Being enthralled by the joy expressed by this little piglet at being able to run.

September 13, 2014 Day 114
Stopped to take a picture of a beautiful pond in the bush and spent 5 minutes picking up other peoples garbage :(

September 12, 2014 Day 113
Driving by fields of dry canola waiting to be harvested

September 11, 2014 Day 112
Watching the last the storm clouds in the sky  


September 10, 2014 Day 111
Watching the wind and the rain as a cold front move in to Southern Ontario

September 9, 2014 Day 110
Watching the farmers baling straw while the sun is shining

September 8, 2014 Day 109
Admiring the combination of heavy dew droplets and early morning mist, the sparkle of water drops in the ditches that I drive by.

September 7, 2014 Day 108
With the end of Summer we welcome back Children's Sunday School

September 6, 2014 Day 107
Watching birds feeding off the sunflower head in the front yard

September 5, 2014 Day 106
Amazed at the dahlias growing next door to the office, I love the fall.

September 4, 2014 Day 105 
Noticing how beautiful the Bachelor Buttons in the ditches are

September 3, 2014 Day 104
Spent writing the blog for Foodie Friday

September 2, 2014 Day 103
Too much time spent on the highway driving between offices 

September 1, 2014 Day 102
Watching the sky as Sever Thunderstorm warnings went out

August 31, 2014 Day 101
Great day spent at Aberfoyle Antique Market Aberfoyle Ontario CA.

August 30, 2014 Day 100
At our local ReStore purchasing shelving for my craft room

August 29, 2014 Day 99
Date night at the movie November Man

August 28, 2014 Day 98
Dealing with the vegetables that were picked yesterday

August 27, 2014 Day 97
At our Three Sister Garden where our granddaughter proudly stands among her sunflowers 

August 26, 2014 Day 96
On the hottest day of this summer noticing that the leaves have started to change colour. 

August 25, 2014 Day 95
Admiring the old world skill of stooking grain.

August 24, 2014 Day 94
Black Creek Pioneer Village
A wonderful day spent at Black Creek Pioneer Village the Maplelea Meet-Up
 

August 23, 2014 Day 93
At the wedding of a friend

August 22, 2014 Day 92
Dressed ready for tea
Finished on of the Mapelea Girls outfit for High Tea at Black Creek Pioneer Village

August 21, 2014 Day 91
Sewing for our Victoria Tea on Sunday Victorian Mapelea Dress 18 inch dolls

August 20, 2014 Day 90
Getting wet in today's down pour

August 19, 2014 Day 89
Having Gluten Free Pizza a midweek date night
August 18, 2014 Day 88
Took a new way home and startled a Turkey Vulture 

August 17, 2014 Day 87
wooden birdhouses in a jumble
Walking around the most amazing home and garden I have seen in a long time.


August 16, 2014 Day 86
Horse eating grass
At the Hanover Fair
August 15, 2014 Day 85
Celebrating Aunt Marjorie's 94th Birthday she put the spoon in the cake

August 14, 2014 Day 84
No this is not from today however I spent more than 5 minutes
 wondering what happened to summer !?  ~ cold

August 13, 2014 Day 83
Tying up our rose of sharon bush after the rain knocked it down


August 12, 2014 Day 82
Watching Monarch Butterflies in our butterfly garden
August 11, 2014 Day 81
Hemming a flower girls dress

August 10, 2014 Day 80
Deciding on which flavour of ice cream to have with our granddaughters

August 9, 2014 Day 79
Looking out the kitchen window at the Rose of Sharon bush just out side and remembering Aunt Marjorie's bushes.

August 8, 2014 Day 78
Driving by corn fields 

August 7, 2014 Day 77
Trying to figure out what is wrong with our figs :(

August 6, 2014 Day 76
Being overwhelmed by the beauty of the heaven above me

August 5, 2014 Day 75
Admiring Ruth's sunflower in the three sister garden
August 4, 2014 Day 73
Eating fresh raspberries straight from the organic farm gate

August 3, 2014 Day 72
Watching the Civic holiday fireworks 

August 2, 2014 Day 71
mother and daughter dressed up
Watching the Homecoming Parade

August 1, 2014 Day 70
Having coffee and McDonald's watching this child and her parent crochet while younger children played in the playroom.

July 31, 2014 Day 69
Watching the sunset in Port Elgin Ontario CA

July 30, 2014 Day 68
Finding joy in this beautiful panorama on my way to work 

July 29, 2014 Day 67
The sun breaking through storm clouds this evening

July 28, 2014 Day 66
Watching our granddaughters play closet Zombie 

July 27, 2014 Day 65
Holding my granddaughters treasures from our walk this morning



July 26, 2014 Day 64
Making hollyhock fairies
July 25, 2014 Day 63
playing piano
Listening to our granddaughters create music their way


July 24, 2014 Day 62
Changing from dress shoes to running shoes for a health walk at lunch

July 23, 2014 Day 61
Queen Anne's Lace
Taking time to observe the beauty in the ditches I drive by everyday

July 22, 2014 Day 60
Pink rose bud
Playing with the aperture setting on my camera ~ I like the affect 

July 21, 2014 Day 59
Sunflower
Admiring the first Sunflower in my garden

July 20, 2014 Day 58
Supper raspberries and ice cream

July 19, 2014 Day 57
Shoe boxes in a warehouse
Shopping for shoes and shopping is one of my least favourite things to do :(

July 18, 2014 Day 56
Robin chick getting ready to leave the nest
Our robin chicks leaving the nest.  July 2, 2014 the mother robin was sitting on eggs.

 July 17, 2014 Day 55
Rabbit
Watching a rabbit watching me!


 July 16, 2014 Day 54
Sky full of white fluffy clouds
Driving home under a billowing sky

Day 53 July 15, 2014
Rainbow
Admiring this beautiful rainbow~ thanks Mom

Day 52 July 14, 2014
Wild Raspberries
Picking wild raspberries on our walk tonight
Day 51 July 13, 2014
A spider web among moss on a fallen log
Experiencing the world a new through the eyes of our grandchildren

Day 50 July 12, 2014
roasting hot dogs
Watching the grandchildren roast hot dogs in the evening
Day 49 July 11, 2014
Rightline tent
Setting up for a wonderful weekend at the Church Camp-out
Day 48 July 10, 2014
Driving my sister back to Kitchener

Day 47 July 9, 2014
Our rainbow carrots
Pulling our glass jar rainbow carrots

Day 46 July 8, 2014
two sisters wearing the twine rings have coffee
Having coffee with my sister from Saskatchewan 


Day 45 July 7, 2014
Picture out the drivers side mirror
Driving and watching where I have just been


Day 44 July 6, 2014
White plates ready for a BBQ
A Sunday BBQ with Great Grandma

Day 43, July 5, 2014


Children being creative
With my granddaughters being creative in grandma's craft room

Day 42, July 4, 2014
Robin on her nest
Watching a robin sit on her nest outside our front door


Day 41, July 3, 2014
Pulling weeds
In our Three Sister Garden Pulling Weeds

Day 40, July 2, 2014
Orange Butterfly weed
In silent, prayerful contemplation of my God


Day 39, July 1, 2014
Hammock looking at the sky
Resting and watching the sky.


Day 38, June 30, 2014
Tunic on mannequin
Finished sewing top for mother


Day 37,  June 29, 2014
Canada Goose parading her gosling to safety in advance of a storm
Canada Goose parading her gosling to safety in advance of a storm .

Day 36, June 28, 2014
Street BBQ
Enjoyed a Veggie Burger in support of Mollyann's dream for Haiti


Day 35, June 27, 2014
Hands holding fabric on a sewing machine
Teaching my youngest granddaughter to sew


Day 34, June 26, 2014
Eating ice cream
Last day of school celebrated with Ice Cream


Day 33, June 25, 2014
Horse in a pasture of daisies
Driving home enjoying the beauty I pass each day.


Day 32, June 24, 2014
Raining
Watching it rain 


Day 31, June 23, 2014
Distracted drive simulation
Taking a distracted driving test


Day 30 June 22, 2014
90th Birthday Celebration
A 90th Birthday Celebration
she accepts a birthday kiss from her 98 year old brother


Day 29, June 21, 2014
Summer Sky
Sitting quietly drinking a cup of tea and watching the sky.

Day 28, June 20, 2014
Turkey vulture in flight
Turkey Vultures in flight.
Day 27, June 19, 2014



Gardening gloves in a bowl of cut Kale
Cutting fresh Kale in the morning for my lunch

Day 26, June 18, 2014
Canada Goose and goslings
Green Tea at the Park with a friend

Day 25, June 17, 2014
Stormy sky
Watching the sky during a day of Tornado Watches

Day 24 June 16, 2014
computer on a podium
Department meeting at work


Day 23 June 15, 2014 

Pink peonies against a quilt
A blessed time spent in worship


Day 22 June 14, 2014
Drumming
A Local Children's Fair

Day 21 June 13, 2014
Ordering from a menu
Date Night


Day 20 June 12, 2014
Young bird in a bush
Watch the young birds sun themselves 
Day 19 June 11, 2914
Fabric and thread
Shopping for fabric 
Day 18 June 10, 2014
Storm clouds at dusk
Storm Clouds = Serious Headache

Day 17 June 9, 2014


Ontario Government Volunteer Awards event
Attended volunteer award event
Day 16 June 8, 2014
 Circular genealogy
Family Reunion

Asparagus
June 7, 2014
Purchasing fresh vegetables directly from the farmer
Day 14 June 6, 2014

Quilt square from a child's quilt
June 6, 2104
New Millennium Quilters Guild 2014 Quilt Sale

The shadow of a couple walking
June 5, 2014
A walk in the hours of evening sunshine

Cup of tea and an open Bible
June 4, 2014
An Hour of Silent Meditation

Strawberry cake
June 3, 2014
Potluck desserts 5 minutes of Heaven.


Storm Clouds outlined by the sun
June 2, 2014
Driving home from work watching storm clouds form.

Alapaha enjoys a belly scratch
June 1, 2014
Watching  Alapaha enjoy a belly scratch

Quilt Auction
May 31, 2014
New Hamburg Mennonite Relief Sale


Snaping turtle walking into grass
May 30, 2014
Rescuing a Snapping Turtle on the Highway 



Adult and child holding hands
May 29, 2014
Going for a walk with our Granddaughter

Child Blowing Dandelion seeds
May 28, 2014
Blowing dandelions with Granddaughters



Soccer Ball being kicked
May 27, 2014
Watching Granddaughter's Soccer Game


Trackor plowing
May 26, 2014
Driving between meetings the farmers are now on the land

Crosses on head stones
May 25, 2014
Sunday Afternoon drive

May 24, 2014
Walking around our community
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