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The August Break: Thirteen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 13. Last Year Last year, on August 13th, I was in Tobermory Ontario, staying on Georgian Bay with the Greenhouse clan. A month with Dylan and Jesse, away from daily cares and responsibilities, time passing slowly and languorously, minute after minute, hour after hour, day after day. […]

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The August Break: Eleven

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 11. Edge Yesterday I felt like I was out on the edge of something. Emotional, overwhelmed. My sensitivity and intense caring about everyone and everything became too much. I leaned into it and let it be and did my best to just live with it, to […]

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The August Break: Eight

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 08. Smooth I bought this ice cream sandwich about a week ago from Pumphouse Creamery. I’m really much more of a Sonny’s Ice Cream  girl, but Pumphouse is located right next door to my office, so it’s amazing I don’t go in to indulge more than […]

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The August Break: Seven

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 07. Five facts about me One. I love collecting unusual plants. This is a spotted bee balm, and I got it at the Friends School Plant Sale this year. Isn’t it incredible?   Below is ground nut vine, (mingled with virgin’s bower clematis.) It grows all over the […]

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eggs

The August Break: Six

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 06. Surprises   Today’s post was “supposed” to be on the theme of “notebooks,” but a surprise this morning became my inspiration instead. One egg shell from Hogs Back Farm, our CSA, revealed two yolks when I broke it into the saucepan. As I’ve mentioned in a […]

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The August Break: Five

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 04. Citrus I love to color. I find it soothing and it makes me happy! As usual, my thoughtful friends–thanks Virginia, Sheila and Janna!–have caught on to this and decided to give me more supplies to play with for my birthday (click on the photos […]

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The August Break: Four

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out yesterday’s post. 04. Numbers   I simply cannot believe the size and abundance of my raingarden. If you look back at this post, you will see how it looked when it was first installed. Today, it produces incredible numbers of flowers, daily. It’s making the bees, butterflies (monarchs!) […]

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bloody mary and the sweet colleens

The August Break: One to three

Ohmigoodness, it’s been over a month since I last wrote a blog post. This is NOT how I envisioned blogging 2015 to go. The August Break Business is booming, I’ve got a son heading off to college at the end of the month, necessitating lots of family time, summer activities and finishing up my first […]

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