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Jump in the line!

So I know I promised everyone a couple more practical classes, and I really mean to get on with them today or tomorrow, (the etched glass is proving difficult to photograph), but this week’s been taken up mostly with getting on with the garage…

July 31, 2015
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Our little girls are here

There are some lovely new toys round here. Among them are two frog princes and two beautiful porcelain dolls, (one with red hair), sitting, waiting to be discovered, because Kerstie is bringing our little girls, (one with red hair) down for a few days.…

June 25, 2015
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Visiting the bird sanctuary on the last day of spring

As luck would have it, C and I had to drive clear across town to the nearest Apple store so she could buy a replacement charger for her Mac. And, as luck would have it, it was a beautiful, sunny, balmy day, and to…

June 20, 2015
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Sunday at the cabin and coming home

Oh boy, we didn’t want to leave! Sunday came around way too soon, but still time for one more lazy morning and one more walk around the cabin, then we cleaned up and shut the cabin down and took our time heading back to…

June 15, 2015
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Not much going on, yet everything changes

I’ve been contemplating changing things up a little for some time now, but you know how it is, one gets complacent with a status quo and everything carries on as before. Yesterday evening, with Clover’s help, I finally decided on a new theme for…

June 4, 2015
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Chloe’s convocation ceremony! How proud are we?

So she made it! After four hard years and a killer internship, and a two season wait for the next ceremony, our smiley girl got to walk across the stage, shake hands with the University president, then the dean, then a great, warm hug…

June 1, 2015
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Drawing Challenge: Youth (part one)

I’ve been so very busy painting up a storm for my art in the garden show, that I really didn’t have much time for my beloved drawing challenge, and, Ariane called such a good DC this week, that I really wanted to join in.…

May 30, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night

Hello everyone. I hope you’ve had as lovely a weekend as I’ve had and are ready for a wonderful new week. I’ve spent the weekend at my daughter’s home 500 Km away from Vancouver in the interior of BC. It was spectacularly warm and…

May 25, 2015
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The nicest surprise

Guess who came for a visit! Tuesday morning Kerstie called and said, “Mom! Katie’s in labour, can I come down with Zoe and stay with you?” The answer was yes of course. I’m feeling a bit anxious because the Art in the Garden show…

May 21, 2015
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Hello from Sunday night, and happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers in North America who celebrated today. I had the most marvellous time. Chloe and I took a long drive out to the old ship yards by the river and had lunch with my mother and my son…

May 10, 2015