My husband Shaun and I had just climbed into bed and were getting ourselves settled down for the night. I was engrossed in my book and he was half-heartedly watching a show on his iPad. I was getting drowsy and nearly ready to nod off, when Shaun abruptly turned to me and asked “Are you […]
Susan Ivory, much to her husband’s pleasure, is seduced by technology
Susan Ivory gets a snapshot of life when she walks the perimeter of her daughter’s soccer field.
Wouldn’t it be great to be born on Valentine’s Day? Susie Ivory didn’t think so when she learned she had to share her birthday with everyone else’s romance.
When we look at homeless people, do we see problems or people? Susie Ivory reflects on how one young man’s humble need brought her new compassion.
The art of mending is becoming lost, as Susie Ivory discovers when she first shows a needle and thread to a bunch of preschoolers. But when the art of mending is lost, what other life essentials are lost with it?
Have you ever pondered all the delicious things in your life? Susie Ivory reminds us that the little things are really big things, worth savouring.
I was mindlessly drying my hair, when to my utter amazement, my hair dryer exploded in my hand. Well, technically, it didn’t explode…it merely started crackling and shooting eight inch flames from the back of it. My immediate reaction was to drop it in the sink (which fortunately happened to be empty) and watch its […]
Some people read Mahatma Gandhi’s words, “You must be the change you wish to see in the world,” and nod in agreement. Others take it to heart and actually try to change our world.
“Who brought you those flowers?” my daughter asked as she walked into the kitchen and saw me trying to artfully arrange a bouquet of daffodils in a vase. “Yeah,” questioned my husband. “Where did they come from? I didn’t bring them to you.” My other daughter joined in and started teasing that I had a […]