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A New Community

It wasn’t unusual to wake up at 3:00 in the morning to let the dogs out, but what was unusual was the thought process that followed. Two weeks ago, I wrote about taking my first steps toward my new goal … Continue reading

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Growing as an Artist

Spring is a time for new growth, and this teacher is feeling the excitement of new beginnings ahead. Along with a new season, this past week brought opportunities for me and I couldn’t be happier to begin a new journey … Continue reading

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#OneWord 2021

One of the (many) things I appreciate about my friends is knowing that they are there even though we might not talk every day, every month, or even longer. Time doesn’t affect good friendships, and if either of us decides … Continue reading

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Splendour in the Grass

Splendour in the Grass, by William Wordsworth What though the radiancewhich was once so brightBe now for ever taken from my sight,Though nothing can bring back the hourOf splendour in the grass,of glory in the flower,We will grieve not, rather … Continue reading

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Morning in Red Rock

I woke up one minute before my alarm. 5:29 am. A confused and sleepy dog beside me, I quickly got up, grabbed a light jacket, my phone, and slipped the harness over Cooper’s fur. There was already a hint of … Continue reading

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Figuring out Priorities

Having more time at home has allowed me to reevaluate some of the things that are important to me, or should be. Although I’m an artist, I wouldn’t say I’ve been producing enough art, and I’d like that to change. … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple. (thanks, Rachel)

I wanted to share a few things because they stood out to me, and maybe they’ll stand out for you too.  The first is an image, shared by @Alison on Instagram: Sometimes I get a bit caught up in trying … Continue reading

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Luncheon of Hope

Yesterday, I attended the 2014 TBayTel Luncheon of Hope in Thunder Bay.  To help remember this special occasion, and in case I lose the hard copy of my notes, I thought I would make a copy of my speech: This … Continue reading

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