Category: life

life

Merry Christmas, From Us

Christmas always makes me nostalgic. How about you?

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life

Over the Backyard Fence: Musings on Friendship.

I’m musing about the nature of friendship this week. Thinking about old friends whom I treasure. And how they have enriched my life.

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A Little Bit of Canada This November Morning

I’m thinking about how grateful I am for Canadian culture this morning. For all the wonderful books and music that Canadians produce

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books

Teaching Empathy in the Age of Trolling and Scrolling

Apparently it’s possible to teach empathy. That’s good news in my books

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life

Vintage Connections… Wearable and Otherwise

I love to shop for vintage clothing, mostly hats. Shopping for things that have a story to tell.

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life

Time Marches On and All That

Since my Mum has grown older, I’ve learned that it can take a village to care for the elderly.

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life

Happy Birthday, Mum!

My mum’s celebrating her birthday this week. And, for the first time in years and years, I won’t be there for the festivities. As long as Hubby and I have been together we’ve made the trek down east in August. With the …

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life

Funny Women

I read an article in The Atlantic a day or so ago called: Plight of the Funny Female. It’s all about why men don’t like funny women. And, you know, something clicked. Really? Could this be the reason for all my …

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life

When Plans Get Derailed

Let’s talk about derailments for a moment, shall we? I have a story to tell. There may be profanity. So be warned. Achray Campground in Algonquin Park.     Photo courtesy of Turnipseed Travel One fall in the early nineties, Hubby and …

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Why I Am Not On A Diet

Let’s get this straight, I am NOT on a diet. I don’t believe diets work in the long-run. And most experts who aren’t trying to sell you a diet plan will agree. But. And here’s the kicker. Despite the fact …

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