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Category Archives: Diane’s Favourite Things

Where words fail, music speaks

“Where words fail, music speaks.” — Hans Christian Anderson I love my time with the piano. “The piano keys are black and white but they sound like a million colors in your mind” — Maria Cristina Mena Most of you are aware that I’ve been learning to play piano in my golden years. It’s number one […]

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for the knitters

I think I was meant to be a knitter. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been strongly attracted to yarn, yarn shops, and I’ve even been known to buy yarn — before I ever learned to knit. True story. I finished my Nordic Wind shawl and am a tad more-than-pleased with it. My […]

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the hour of separation

Our pretty girl, Pearl (Donegal’s Sprinkling Kisses) will no longer be adding her special light to our lives. We lost her suddenly on January 8th. She leaves us with many happy memories.  Oct. 22, 2002 – Jan. 8, 2015 “…love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kahlil Gibran When I’m a […]

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A New Favourite Thing

“If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic-bean-buyer. If you’re a pretender, come sit by my fire, for we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!” ~ Shel Silverstein As you know I’m learning to knit as part of […]

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