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The August Break: Seventeen

Wondering what the August Break is? Check out this post. 17. Reading I bought a new-to-me used book today…how exciting! We’re about to go on two road trips within the next week: Two+ hours each way tomorrow to meet our hoped-for rescue dog, then twenty hours next weekend, bound for Georgian Bay and Greenhouse land. I’m […]

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Week in the life: September 14th

A peek into my week The outline below was inspired by The Scattered Life Collective vision of Cynthia Lee. out the window Fall flowers spied on my walk to work this week: Coreopsis (tick seed) and sedum (pictured at left.) on the menu We had delicious fresh turkey sausage from our local Lakewinds Food Co-op […]

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SRP Gina Sekelsky

Summer reading, summer joy

I vividly remember the feeling of guilt-free anticipation that would take hold every time I walked into Merrickville Public Library. The librarian, Mrs. Ogilvie, was the revered caretaker of these 3 small rooms. Rooms that–for me–contained vast potential and a unique source of unencumbered enjoyment. In this peaceful place, the only budget limiting how much I […]

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An axe for the frozen sea

We’re getting away this weekend, to a cabin with no internet and spotty phone service. We’re planning to unplug and read books, play board games, and watch movies as a family. Togetherness. We need it. An axe for the frozen sea we have become by mid-winter. Crack! We hope to return home opened up. And as […]

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Sweetest days

I’ve already blogged once about my childhood love of the Anne of Green Gables book series by Lucy Maud Montgomery. But here is another of my favorite quotes from one of her books. Seems like a perfect sentiment for a warmish fall Thursday-day like today, with a books theme as inspiration for linking up. Visit […]

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