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Even take-out can be beautiful

Yes, chicken can be beautiful. Hamburgers can be gorgeous. A pub can be extraordinarily lovely. If you add flowers, of course. Travelling in Quebec this month, I saw some colourful gardens full of annuals–allysum, geraniums, salvia and more. They were … Continue reading

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We stopped and I noticed the flowers

Long drives require frequent stops. Especially when you are travelling with children under the age of ten. My husband and I learned this years ago when we took a summer trip to Nova Scotia. With Pat being a stay at home … Continue reading

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New neighbourhood, new eyes

On Friday after school, our family participated in the Halton Interfaith Food Drive by delivering flyers door to door. My church, Trafalgar Presbyterian, along with other local faith communities were gathering food for the Fareshare Food Bank. Drivers and other volunteers went by … Continue reading

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Breaking new ground

We started planting today! Emily and I got into the fresh, new beds and planted spinach, golden beets, peas, alyssum, marigolds and garlic (I know, it should have been planted in the fall or early spring but…) Met a few … Continue reading

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What will the neighbours think?

Now home from the convent (but not before watching the nuns chase the geese across the lawn while madly barking and clapping. That was hilarious.) I am ready to begin the next adventure. And what an adventure it is! Over … Continue reading

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