When Daddy Fell Into The Pond… — Carrie On Happy

Hey I just wanted to re-blog this wonderful story. It looks just like something I would have so enjoyed reading to my children and even more so to my grandchildren. I think Jaxon and I would have had a great laugh together about this poem. Hope you all enjoy and give a shout back or a like to the original author of this post. Thanks so much to Carrie On Happy for putting this out there in the first place.

Undoubtedly one of my favourite books as a child was the Ladybird book of Bedtime Rhymes…full of fun little dittys which made me chuckle, wonder and above all else happy. My favourite was ‘When Daddy Fell Into The Pond” by Alfred Noyes I defy anyone to read this or have it read to them and […]

via When Daddy Fell Into The Pond… — Carrie On Happy

Health benefits of coffee

Coffee leads to longer life and better health A study responsible for these findings was led by Veronica W. Setiawan of the University of Southern California. The National Cancer Institute funded study followed 180,000 people of different races for an average of 16 years. The second study, led by Marc J. Gunter of the International […]

via Want to live for 100 years? Coffee may be part of the answer. — Town

The Need to Care

Please take the time to watch this. The second video lets you know what can be done to help.

I have started following this very interesting blog about Hurricane Sandy. Hope you see the value.

jess blogs

We got power on thursday- it was such a surprise, I almost didn’t register what it was. Such a relief to start getting things back to normal. Laundry! Cleaning! Hair dryers! Refrigeration! Nice to have it all back. It also made it much easier to start gathering more things to donate. A friend of a friend had her house ruined in Staten Island- she was in the worst area. She had just moved there 5 weeks ago to start fresh. She lost everything except a few books and pictures she was able to gather a few days after. Luckily, she had evacuated, and her son was away at college, so both were safe. But she’d left just with an overnight bag- and now that’s almost all she has left. 

We’d donated lots the day after the storm, but now I’m focusing on her- collecting bedding, dishes, silverware- trying to think…

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