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Summer Awareness

This summer of 2017 has been a rather soggy ride. Mid-July, Environment Canada baptised it the “Year of the Big Wet”, so it certainly wasn’t my slightly dramatic imagination bringing on the rain. By the middle of August, we finally … Continue reading

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Beginnings

When I started this Blog it was a beginning, a push, for me, towards actually doing instead of just dreaming.

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On Wanting, Needing, to Write

When I started this Blog, there was a number of reasons I felt it was necessary…for me…however I do understand at the root of its origin was the desire, the need to write. I do feel having this Blog encouraged … Continue reading

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Crayola Dandelion Yellow Retires

Dandelion Yellow Retires March 31, 2017 So proclaimed Crayola, twitting out its announcement as follows: Our beloved Dandelion decided to announce his retirement early!  There’s no taming an adventurous spirit! #NationalCrayonDay And what I want to know is…how?  How did … Continue reading

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Spring Markers

Have they changed?

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You Never Know

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, For you never know how soon it will be too late.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson I am always taken a back when subjected to the unkindness of others.  No matter how I steel myself, … Continue reading

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The End and the Beginning

As 2016 ends, I realize I have a lot of work ahead of me.  2017 will be a year of change, a year of action, for me.

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Remembrance

This November hubby and I stood with the crowds at the Ottawa, Ontario War Memorial.  On the 11th day, at the 11th hour, we fell silent with all gathered, both young and old, letting our thoughts, our memories, and our … Continue reading

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A Fish Story

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Following my parents

Both my parents were born and raised in the suburbs of Montreal. This month, I set off, with my sister in tow, to follow the faded steps of their past, looking for memories that were not my own. We were … Continue reading

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