5-Monday Moments ( Week 175) Featured Sunset.Happy Mother's Day. Aurora Borealis. Secret Spot. Nature and Nurturing. Mindfulness. What's in your Toolbox? Dessert. Smile.

Featured Sunset


"Clear Evening"

Getting ready for Aurora Borealis ( See the moon?)


(taken May 10 @ 8:37 pm)



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Happy Mother's Day

My beautiful mother!

Aurora Borealis

One of nature's "pinch points" or an Aha Moment

Shot taken May 10, 2024 by Cheryl C. from the causeway on Lake Eugenia.

Secret Spot


Somewhere on the Beaver River. Hooked and landed 14" Brown Trout.

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Flyfishingbob offers a Primer and River Therapy session.



Nature and Nurturing


Why does nature make us happy?Being in nature, or even viewing scenes of nature, reduces anger, fear and stress and increases pleasant feelings. Exposure to nature not only makes you feel better emotionally, it contributes to your physical wellbeing, reducing blood pressure, heart rate, muscle tension, and the production of stress hormones.



Local Osprey returns every year to produce its  offspring

Nature's universal mothering instinct

Turtle Convention (patiently waitng to lay eggs in gravel driveways etc.)


Painter Vincent Van Gogh on pushing yourself:

"I am always doing what I can't do yet in order to learn how to do it."

Source: Letter to Anthon van Rappard (1885) 

From newsletter by James Clear


"Every puff is important"( Dr. Irving Koven)

Currently I am reading

LIT (Life Ignition Tools) by Dr. Jeff Karp.

 I recently attended his book launch at University of Toronto)




As a boy with ADHD, he was told "pretend your bottom is glued to a chair"

Well I have had the same issues with my Tourettes.

By smoking a good cigar which takes 45 - 50 minutes, it is my glue.

Different tools for different people.




Taking the traditional pie and making it into a creamy and delicious coconut flavoured cheescake.

Sunset (Baker, Flyfishing, Krazy) Bob


Smile. It's good for you!


Happy Monday, Happy Week 

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