Lovella's Blog's

  • Mulligatawny Soup - My daughter in law introduced me to this soup and when I asked for the recipe she told me she'd gotten it from our other daughter in law so there's no do...
    22 hours ago
  • January 2017 - I left off last year at the wedding that we attended on December 31st. The next morning we woke to this beautiful landscape. We had stayed the night in th...
    3 weeks ago

Blogs that Inspire me

  • This week seems to have both crawled and flown by. It's been busy, not with anything very unusual, but with the usual preparations of classes, marking, t...
    6 hours ago
  • So happy to report our drive over Snoqualmie pass was uneventful and smooth sailing. The Ryegrass rest area was our first stop to change drivers. From this...
    17 hours ago
  • I believe I have somehow gotten around to posting once a week and it's not been hard to find something to write about because my life really is quite full ...
    19 hours ago
  • After over two weeks, I finally made it back to be with my father for the day yesterday. Good thing that I had thought ahead and taken his birthday gifts e...
    20 hours ago
  • Hi Everyone. I wanted to share these photos I took on the early morning of February 15. The sunrise was spectacular and turned the sky to pretty pink...
    1 day ago
  • Sometimes, one is blessed with a gift of a few days, to step out of the daily routine of life, and spend a few days in the mountains. That is what we we...
    2 days ago
  • Yesterday we spent some very enjoyable hours with our grand girls at the Bloedel Conservatory in Vancouver. I am posting some of our photos to give glory t...
    3 days ago
  • After six months in moth balls I wasn't sure what it would take to shake out the blog at Pondside and give it some light and air. In the end, it was a cu...
    4 days ago
  • Here's a list of my favorite reads from 2016. These are the books that stood out over all the rest and are ones I would happily read again. Women of the Wo...
    1 week ago
  • Just for my own memory bank...I am doing a mid-month post. It's all about snow...and more snow. And then some. Oh yes...and a lot of ice on top of that! ...
    2 weeks ago
  • *On the weekend our curling club held it's annual* *Valentine Bonspiel.* *The roads were horrid but that didn't stop us ...* *It was a fun day and the food...
    2 weeks ago
  • Nibbling on all of those wonderful Christmas treats was fun while it lasted. Clearly it was time to reign in the sugar consumption and get back on track w...
    5 weeks ago
  • As you probably already know, I have a great passion for diving. But it’s kinda illegal in the Galapagos. So I had to get certified and I have to dive wi...
    1 month ago
  • It's Christmas time in December. By now you all know that I love snow... And we've had plenty. I still have fond memories as a small child when the snow dr...
    1 month ago
  • Whatever may pass and whatever lies before me, let me be singing when the evening comes (Matt Redman) Return to the scene of the crime – the day I let the ...
    2 months ago
  • Wow, it's been a long time! Just came over here to my blog to make sure that things are still up and running. A friend had informed me that the link I prov...
    2 months ago
  • It’s Friday (ok Saturday!) and I’m counting blessings! 1. Leafy beauty ~ Blustery winds and rain pelted us this week, with only a few, brief patches of su...
    3 months ago
  • The journey home. Games were played, heads were rested, stops were made to explore the amazing Cathedral Grove, and for ice-cream. And the best part abou...
    5 months ago
  • source *Hi, I am sharing some of my favourite Fall d├ęcor ideas here. * *I ho...
    5 months ago
  • Maureen's Little Cuban/Virgin Mojito, Version 1: 6-7 mint leaves 2 tsp sugar Juice of 1/2 lime Muddle in the bottom of the glass Fill glass with ice Po...
    7 months ago
  • My last post was Easter 2015. A lot happened during the past 12 months of course. My Grandsons grew like weeds, my parents moved up to Salt Lake, and bl...
    10 months ago
  • If you haven't found my new blog, feel free subscribe to it and to check out my latest post there on grieving during Lent: https://vanessamsiemens.wordpres...
    1 year ago
  • there was an interesting monologue that my daughter spewed forth a few weeks ago. i wrote the whole thing down on a little blue post-it note and just now...
    2 years ago