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Yearly Archives: 2012

Wonderful Wednesday

Do you remember the post I did not too long ago mentioning the kind-hearted [read: huge heart] Sherry Galey? She is the generous person whose project Sparks of Grace postcards she created specifically to raise funds for a local hospice / palliative care facility that is near to her heart. We have corresponded a few […]

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Lately I have

Lately I have: attended my first ever concert (my concert virginity was broke by attending the Michelle Wright concert and it was an amazing night!) begun to wrap myself in my soft, comforting sweaters visited a consignment clothing store and bought two pretty sweaters at a huge bargain — they’re a perfect fit and I […]

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Words to Shoot By

I’m so excited and really quite surprised. Several weeks ago I entered 3 images for an open call for photographs. It’s rare that Words to Shoot By has open calls for photographs but when I read the call, I thought what the heck! I’ll give it a shot. I never heard back so gave it […]

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My Bookmark Rests Between these Pages

So between what pages is your bookmark resting? One of the great things about reading is the ability to travel to places, experience other cultures, and learn about other lives. I remember someone once said she calls it “theater for the mind” and that is so true. When someone asks me what my favourite book […]

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Postcards are the coolest thing going (and postcard swap at the end)

“There’s something special about receiving something you can hold.” ~Arthur Black. Yes, postcards may have been around since the dinosaurs, but they still exist and people still use them. Don’t you just love receiving one in the mail? In our local paper, humourist and retired CBC radio personality Arthur Black wrote a great column this […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

This weekend is Thanksgiving and I’m wishing you all a weekend filled with great times with family & friends, bountiful meals, and much to be thankful for. Among the many things I’m thankful for include: my family every friend — especially those who really come through when I least expect it good health living in […]

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