My many adventures

Hi Folks, I want to dedicate this first part to all the Houston people and now the Florida folks who were and are in the path of dangerous hurricanes. I pray for you, your family and your pets to get through this terrible time in your life. Some countries all around the world are facing flooding, mud slides and war, please send help, relief and prayers their way.

I survived breast cancer, to travel around the world to some of the many places I've always wanted to go. There are lots more places I still want to visit.

I've been to Scotland, England, Vancouver, Victoria BC, an Alaskan cruise, Yukon, Alaska (Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway), a fab Mediterranean cruise which took us to Barcelona, the Vatican & Rome, the island of Crete, Izmir & Sulcuk, Ephesus Turkey, Egypt and Malta. I have been to Las Vegas, Hollywood LA, Cabo San Lucas, Orlando, Daytona Beach, Tampa, a Disney Cruise to Bahamas and Disney's Castaway Cay island, all over Canada and Hawaii and Pearl Harbour. We can add Cozumel, Costa Maya, Mexico, Belize City and Honduras. What a fabulous way to see the world!
Take the time to do the things you want to do because life is too short and if you wait until you can afford it, you'll likely never go. So get your plans ready and pick a place and start booking your trip. It is so worth it.
Thanks for dropping by. I have lots of posts to put up so stay tuned...

BLOG POST OF THE MONTH: September 7, 2017

Hi Folks! My daughter and her new husband have been married one year. WOW that went fast. Was invited to Toronto in July to receive an Honorary Membership award from my union PSAC/USGE. They even brought my grandson up with me. We visited Niagara Falls, CN Tower and went to Medieval Knights dinner theatre. We had such a fabulous time!

I still have a great deal of travel posts to put up. I want our vacations and travel to be shared with you all. I'm not sure of what our travel plans will be for 2017, but for 2016, I rested all the time. Retirement is so awesome!! I was able to take pictures of the summer's Totally Eclipse of the Moom, which I'll share with you here on a post. It was incredible for sure.
I just love summer! I hope the winter will be gentle to us.

Still trying to find my ancesters with the Foran/Forhan name. Apparently two brothers came over from Dublin, one was name Edward who had a son named Edward born in Prince Edward Island and he had a son named William who had my father. I love doing ancestry but it is very frustrating when you can get no further without the "parents" names.

I have so many posts to write about so please keep patience with me. I received a great posting from which looks to be a great animal site. Hope you enjoy it.

My granddaughter Layla moved back in so now the family is together again for a while. She is a musician and is going to Community College for a Certificate in Music Finance. She also wants to cook for a living because she just loves food and boy can she cook. I wanted to help her to go to Culinary School but we will have to wait to see when she finally makes up her mind.

My little guy Rialey is now 14 and is 6'1 1/2 ". He is so thoughtful of me and helps me a lot.

I really wanted to travel this year but since retirement, the money is too tight. I'll have to save up but I have all those beautiful memories to keep me smiling for now. Thankfully I have posted most here on my blod.

Take care my blogger friends.

Thanks friends,


Tuesday, November 29, 2011

48 hours to stop Russia's gay hate law

It is with disturbing news that I share with you that Human rights will be horribly violated in about 48 hours in Russia's Bill to allow hate crimes against Gay, Lesibian, Transgender, Bisexual people.  Laws that impact any Human Rights in a negative way, could be YOUR next fight, stop violations now! Thank you

In 48 hours, Russia's capital city could outlaw homosexuality -- banning gay groups, parades, even kissing in public. Already, international outcry caused St. Petersburg to delay the vote until Wednesday. Now we have just 48 hours to stop this bill for good. Click below to call on world leaders to end Russia's gay hate law:

Sign the petition!

In 48 hours, Russia's capital city could outlaw homosexuality -- banning gay groups, parades, even kissing in public. Just in time, an international movement to end the hate is growing and we can supercharge its fight for tolerance and human rights.

Russia's local politicians are peddling hate -- attacking gays to win a few votes with extremists, votes they need to maintain their political majority. Already, international outcry caused St. Petersburg to delay the vote until Wednesday -- now we have just 48 hours to stop this bill for good.

Let's stand up for tolerance -- sign the urgent petition to world leaders demanding they speak up for human rights in Russia before Wednesday's vote:

The gay hate laws started in Ryazan, then moved to St. Petersburg, the capital of Russia. Now Moscow, where a mayor who has called gay citizens "faggots" and "satanic" is about to approve his own version of the bill. All of these laws make gay "propaganda" illegal, and have been used to shut down all gay rights organizations and levy fines against people who are open about their homosexuality.

Russia has supported many famous gay artists, scholars and organizers including national celebrity Yury Bogatyrev and world renowned pianist Sviatoslav Richter. But these municipal politicians are playing on the hatred of a small minority to gain the votes they need to win local elections -- peddling hate to secure control over Russia's capital city.

International outcry has already worked -- delaying the vote and winning us an extra 48 hours to stop the law for good. Join in the call for tolerance and human rights and forward this email to your friends and family:

Just months ago we built a million strong petition to oppose the gay death penalty in Uganda -- and the bill was shelved! Now we can come together again to protect human tights in Russia, proving that our ten million strong community can overpower any pocket of hate and intolerance on the planet.

With hope,

Emma, Mia, Ricken, Giulia, Pascal and the whole Avaaz team


Russian's protest: detained by police

Tolerance, not gay bans (Moscow News)

Russia’s gays under attack as MPs back fines for ‘gay promotion’ (RIA)

Supporters Of St. Petersburg’s Anti-Gay Law Argue That Rainbow Flags Will Lead To National Extinction (ThinkProgress)

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