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November Treachery

This is the treacherous month when autumn days With summer’s voice come bearing summer’s gifts. Beguiled, the pale down-trodden aster lifts Her head and blooms again. The soft, warm haze Makes moist once more the sere and dusty ways, And, creeping through where dead leaves lie in drifts, The violet returns. Snow noiseless sifts Ere […]

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Musically

This past Saturday, the CPM, the music school and association where Kieran takes his drumming lessons, held its Spring Recital. While the recital takes place at 4 pm, since Lucas is on the committee, and as I’m sure you know how small associations work things tend to be kind of last minutt, a recital usually […]

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February

Winter. Time to eat fat and watch hockey. In the pewter mornings, the cat, a black fur sausage with yellow Houdini eyes, jumps up on the bed and tries to get onto my head. It’s his way of telling whether or not I’m dead. If I’m not, he wants to be scratched; if I am […]

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Currently

Reading: Flowers for Algernon Making: a Knit Hat Learning: how to paint patterns Listening: to whatever Kieran chooses on Deezer Thinking: January can’t really be almost over already Feeling: tired Planning: a weekend of painting the house Eating: leek and potato tarte tatin Wanting: to get serious about yoga and meditation Wishing: for one day […]

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Seen on the Way Home

My year was off to a quite crummy start. I was laid out flat with the flu for about two weeks. I’m all better now, but it seems like I am already scrambling to get “caught up”. So moments like this when I can just pause, and enjoy beauty are very welcome. What has given […]

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The Monday Mix

A not entirely serious start to the week with some fun things I’ve come across online. I need to add this recipe to the meal plan rotation. If you like riffs on Harry Potter you’ll love this. Mmmmmmm! Christmas Morning Punch!  I really really want to try making one of these. Notebooks are seriously awesome. […]

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