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Can you hear the laughter?

I wish it were possible for me to hear every detail of each of your summers. What are you reading? What occupies your time? Who have you seen? Are you feeling rested? What are you learning these days, my friends? … Continue reading

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Happy Canada Day

Last Canada Day we were in Port a Basque, Newfoundland, overnighting in a campsite not far from the ferry back to Picton, Nova Scotia. The weather was hot when we set up camp but typical of a coastal evening, thick … Continue reading

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Committee of Selves

“We are trying to be several selves at once, without all our selves being organized by a single, mastering Life within us.” Thomas Kelly, Testament of Devotion Committee work is something I enjoy especially when its purpose is well-defined and … Continue reading

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Journeying with Friends

A few years ago, I said to good-bye to 4 close friends as they made their way through cancer diagnosis, treatment, terminal illness and death. My best friend, Sharon, was one of those and there are times when I wonder … Continue reading

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Lovely Ladysmith

“A small town is where everyone knows whose cheque is good and whose husband is not.” Sid Ascher In the spring we downsized by 70,000 people, 1700 square feet and 20 km. It’s taking us a little longer than expected to … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest & Home

To say we “booked it” home would be highly appropriate and was it ever great to get there!  But I’m getting ahead of myself. Boise is a university town and since classes begin soon for students the town was filled … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City, Utah

Happy news! Stella’s malady was a $160 problem that was fixed within a couple of hours so it wasn’t long before Colorado was history and Utah became a reality. When we first bought Stella she did not have the capacity … Continue reading

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Colourful Colorado

People have asked us how we choose where we’ll go and that’s easy. We’ve either read something or talked to someone or seen photos of a place that intrigues us. Sometimes it’s the person at our intended destination and that’s … Continue reading

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Hillsboro, Kansas

You may wonder if tornadoes frequent Kansas and apparently they don’t. Instead, communities prepare for weekend fairs where young bakers, horticulturalists, livestock handlers and textile artisans display their wares for adjudication and fun. Today is fair day in Hillsboro and … Continue reading

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Hangin’ with the Maine Bean, Beautiful Boston, and Amish Country

I don’t know about you but when it’s hot, my energy seems to evaporate and so I have not written. Until today, that is and it’s still hot – even hotter I think, but I couldn’t let another day go … Continue reading

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