Posts By: Monica Graves

Paul Robinson’s Story . . .

Meet Paul Robinson, a 44 year old single Dad who lives in Fort Erie Ontario.  Paul has two beautiful children, Grayson who is 10 and loves his puns and 8 year old Hadley who has the kindest heart that Paul has ever known. Paul hoped that one day he would see his children get married… Read more »

Are Your Wings Still Intact?

In recent weeks I have felt like a social butterfly once again.  For a while there I was a little freaked out that I had lost her all together.  Eighteen months of keeping to myself in my little network that included

Thank You Summer 2021

Are you grateful for the beautiful summer we just had?  Maybe you’re feeling a little down because summer is over or perhaps you are excited for the fall season to begin. You might be like me and feel like you’re being pulled in both directions. For me this summer was about so much more than… Read more »

Life Lessons I Learned From My Dog

Oh my goodness everyone.  It’s been a tough three months at our house.  As you know, our sweet baby girl Boink was diagnosed with lymphoma in April and went to heaven to be with her Opa last week. So many of you have been through this pain yourselves and the outpouring of condolences, beautiful poems… Read more »

Are You Ready For This?

Right now my Instagram and Facebook is flooded with friends showing off their second vax Band-Aid!  Some of them actually cried when they received the second shot.  They were tears of relief as a clear vision of a brighter tomorrow came over them like a tidal wave. My question to you is, are you ready… Read more »

Love Is Love

Walking around the neighbourhood this month I’ve seen the most beautiful PRIDE flags on people’s lawns.  I noticed new colours on them in the shape of an arrowhead.  I had no clue what the new colours were about or why the flag had changed. I decided to “Google” it of course and learned that this… Read more »

A Special Message From Boink . . .

Hi to all of my friends! I asked my Mom if I could write this blog for her because it’s all about me! A little while ago my Mommy and Daddy found out that I have something called Lymphoma.  I’m twelve years old now so I decided

Are You Taking Care of Yourself?

First of all!  Happy Victoria Day everyone! This warm weather has got me thinking about everything there is to look forward to!  Swimming, bonfires, long walks, big bike rides and eating outside! There’s only one problem with all of this. I’ve been aching.  My joints hurt, I get out of breath so fast and I… Read more »

Heartbreaking Pandemic Business Closure

Meet my friend Diane and her furry kids, Luca and Angel. Last month Diane reached out to her friend Julita Wieczorek. She wanted to touch base and see how she was doing. Julita  is the owner and founder of Our Angels – Dog Rescue where Diane and her husband rescued their beautiful dogs. When Diane… Read more »

Hanging On To The Little Things

So, today I just happen to be as excited as a teenage girl in 1984!  This coming Tuesday I am interviewing Sandy Horne, bass player for The Spoons whom I absolutely adored in high school. All of the excitement got me thinking about that fifteen year old girl and the things she treasured.  I decided… Read more »