The Sadness of Disappearing Used Book Stores

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Starlight Books in Newmarket, Ontario, has closed. Not big news to a lot of people. I was sad to see it gone this week when I drove by on my way to visit my sister in Newmarket. I used to live in the area. Starlight books was one of my favourite places for about 20 years. Now its gone.  The Facebook page is missing, not even a note to say good bye. The website is just a dead link. Technology killed the little community book store. Where will all the secondhand books go when there are few (or none left … Continue…

Canadian Ninja

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This funny hockey playing Canadian Ninja is obviously going to win the game with his big hockey stick, toque of awesomeness and mad skills! This design is perfect for the hockey player who is as swift and smooth as a ninja, those who love hockey and anyone with a sense of humour! Source: Canadian Ninja Round Sticker | Zazzle

Painted Rock Cactus

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I think this is a great idea. If you have the skill or pattern/ design to make it as detailed as this one is. Great idea for a rock garden, literally. Katie Loves …a plant for those who lack any sort of green thumb. Paint smooth stones to look like cacti and nestle into a planter just the same. No watering or sunlight required.  Photo: El Nido de Mama Gallina Source: A Painted Plant For The Gardening Impaired