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Around And About…. Thoughts and Dreams of Spring

When I was a child, my favorite Little Golden Book was “Around And About Buttercup Farm”, and I have always thought that title had such an engaging ring to it. Two weeks ago, however, we were wandering around Strawberry Hills, … Continue reading

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Sometimes….

it isn’t easy being lazy.  Take this morning, for example. – I need a few groceries – the kind I can usually get from the local shop which                 opens at 9 am.   … Continue reading

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Ice Age 2014

Saturday brought us the long awaited and formerly postponed ice show performances at City Arena. The company, “Ice Symphony”, is much like ‘Icecapades” in North America.   Ice Symphony is now 10 years old, and features a troupe of former … Continue reading

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Back In The Deep Freeze

Saturday dawned clear and sunny – and cold.  The 3-4 inches of new snow tried valiantly to cover the shame of several days of the unseasonable melting the past week – but didn’t quite make it.  Friends had been ready … Continue reading

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Frosty Morning Walk

The snow banks have settled to about two and a half feet high along the road.  There is light snow falling, and more in the forecast.  Saturday morning – time to give Snoopy a proper walk before I hide in … Continue reading

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An Unusual Sunday Morning

Today, January 19, is the Feast of the Epiphany according to the old Julian calendar, which the Orthodox Church in Russia follows.  It is also the day of celebrating the baptism of Jesus – and for that reason, the date … Continue reading

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Sunset

An amazing day with the kind of skies I grew up with in Saskatchewan. As we walked Snoopy this evening (5 pm) the sun was just setting.  Where it set was a brilliant red-pink, but the sky above it was … Continue reading

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