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Yearly Archives: 2013

Remember

Remember those we lost but also remember those who returned and were forever changed. Today I will let others speak for the importance of this day. I urge you to listen to this song and to watch the brief message from the singer at the end of the credits: Canadian Remembrance Day Song. And I’m […]

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A world where there are Octobers

PREAMBLE: I wrote and put this post together on Thursday, the final day of October, but held it back so I could give the “before/after” post some time to be viewed first. Then serendipity took over. On Friday morning I visited Shawna Lemay’s Calm Things and her Friday post had a similar theme. In fact, […]

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Before and After: Front Door

When we bought our home, I loved a lot about it. As we lived in it a while, I realized the front entry was always shadowed and quite dark, not at all inviting to guests arriving up the driveway. I knew paint would make a big difference. The ironic thing is that I really loved […]

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gold in its pocket

“Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” – Jim Bishop “Pearl” “Austin” I thought it was time Pearl and Austin had some ‘face time’ so here they are in golden autumn splendour — inside a pocket of gold. Both images were taken in the same spot within minutes of one […]

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So Much Sunshine to the Square Inch

“Some people are so much sunshine to the square inch.” ~Walt Whitman ‘leftovers’ from summer Recently Sherry Galey of Still and All kindly graced me with a Sunshine Award. I’m flattered to have been included among those she selected. As part of the award, it’s suggested to pass the award on to others and keep […]

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ones that make me think

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.” ~Charles William Eliot Most often I’m sitting in bed or in the chair bedside my bed reading. It seems I’m so busy during the day that bedtime is the quietest and […]

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