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Tag Archives: Parksville

Pretty maids all in a row

… hanging out in my garden. Sure I know I haven’t been hanging out here much but there is such a wonderful life out there … can you forgive me for not hanging out online these days?) PS: Yes, I did promise to post some updates and, like the rain or the bugs in my […]

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Van Isle 360

Yet again, I’ve slipped in keeping posts current. In the next few days I hope to post at least two short ones to show you a few things I’ve been up to. Back on June 9th we got together at the home of one of our neighbours, along with several others they had invited, to […]

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words, marvelous words, and rain too

“In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” ~Aristotle “Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.” ~Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine {bee on rhododendron, above} {busy bee blurred in background, above} April Rain Song Let the […]

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After Christmas

I hope you all shared a wonderful stress-free Christmas. As busy as we were leading up to Christmas, none of the time was stressful — it was all a “good” busy. The one thing I really miss about not hosting the Christmas dinner is no leftovers! I am wandering around the house today wishing I […]

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After making our cappuccino and a simple toast (with my own jam) Went to the Saturday morning market as we always do serenaded by this great ensemble of talented teens Loved how the light shone on all the great produce and artisan breads Did some deep house cleaning and had neighbours over for tea Attended […]

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