WordPress Photo Challenge

Ooh shiny! That was the challenge of this week, aimed to prompt us to think about what we cannot resist. I can think of many things that I am drawn to over and over but this time, I had to post this photo of white sand coral from the Caribbean. The first time I saw […]

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A Tea for all Times

Daily prompts for tea and satisfaction. Some of my earliest memories of visiting and sharing involve a cup of tea-always black, as the herbal varieties and certainly green tea was not yet available and so much a part of the current culture. My parents were largely coffee drinkers, and the pungent smell hanging loftily in […]

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Weekly Pleasures-July

Here again are some of my weekly pleasures. I encourage you to stop and think about all the small but nevertheless seemingly insignificant pleasures that cross your path this week. When you do so, you will likely find that your world is full of them… Quote-I found a great quote this week and have considered […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge-Collage

I got started on my Grateful Journal on January the first-a New Year’s resolution was to write in it every day for the entire year. I think I got to week 4 before I put it somewhere, and haven’t thought about it until today. That’s not to say that I haven’t been consciously grateful; I […]

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I am a Collection

We are all collections , the sum of our parts, our histories, bundled and packaged into one body. Inside my 56, I am the 5 year old blowing ¬†dandelion seeds in the wind, learning to a ride bike on gravel roads, making mud pies on the farm. I am 10, scouring the bookmobile library for […]

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May Intentions

With a new month upon us, it’s time to quickly reflect and plan ahead. I have been reflecting of late on purpose. When you leave the working world, a new purpose must be sought out so that you feel productive, useful and all around happy. We always have the purpose of handling the logistics of […]

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I like to Mingle

I am once gain honoured to have some of my photography featured in a another magazine. If you have never picked up a copy of Mingle magazine ( available at Chapters in Canada, Barnes & Noble in the US) as well as at Michael’s, you are in for a beautiful treat! Mingle features unique gatherings […]

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3,2,1 Contact

I have been setting a few small goals lately. Mostly spurred on or encouraged by my lovely friend and mentor Kim¬†who sees the big picture. I have been creating and traveling and trying to organize my house for sale next spring. This is admittedly a long time away but 8 people once lived here and […]

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touchstones

I could easily write a blog post about things that annoy me. I mean…where would I start? Slow drivers, long lines in the grocery mart, piles of footwear parked at my front door. Believe me, the list goes on and on. However, I was reading a lovely Bellagrace magazine blog post the other day, and […]

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A gift in disguise

I recently returned from a trip to discover that a large parcel was waiting for me on the kitchen counter. I knew a friend had asked for my address, so was half expecting a little something, however I was somewhat surprised by the size of the parcel. What could Barb have sent me that would […]

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