Canning Quebec Pork Meatballs

Canning Quebec Pork Meatballs

I’ve been meaning to try this recipe since last summer and finally got around to it a few weeks ago. My canning shelves are looking pretty bare right now and I’m eager to start filling them up again. Good thing because there was in incident yesterday where someone, who shall remain nameless, chose to consume […]

Early Morning Moments

Early Morning Moments

This piece was first published at Story Circle Network’s One Woman’s Day blog. One of the great gifts of retirement is the opportunity to wake naturally in the morning when my body is ready. After so many years being jarred awake by the clamour of an alarm–too often after a mostly sleepless night and with my […]

Organic Photography

Organic Photography

Last week’s prompt for the Be Still – Fifty Two class was Organic. I found all manner of inspiration for this prompt at the garden this morning. First order of business–for the class and for the garden–was to check out the peas! I picked the first pods of the season and, later at home, delved into […]

Still Life | Real Life

Still Life | Real Life

The Be Still – Fifty Two class is a study in still life photography. Still as in quieting ourselves and being still; and still as in photographing groupings of inanimate objects. The object of the lesson I worked on today was to document our life by capturing real life images. I worked in silence today […]

Sticking My Foot In My Mouth

Sticking My Foot In My Mouth

“What’s that sock doing on the dresser?” I suspected I knew the reason; I was almost afraid to ask; but I posed the question to Gerry first thing this morning anyway. “I need to do your father’s trick,” he replied. This sock that somehow landed atop my dresser was no ordinary sock. It was one […]

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