2014 Top Ten

January 12, 2015
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I’ve been seeing a lot of Top Ten lists highlighting the year’s top posts on various blogs this week and thought I’d follow trend by sharing mine. As I review them I find snapshot of what the first year of retirement has been like. It’s interesting to me that the top two posts that were […]

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Snow Days and Weekend Reading

January 9, 2015
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We’ve had record snowfall here in Kamloops and we, like many others, have literally been snowed in. City workers were unable to keep up with the volume of snow that fell in such a short period of time and many people found themselves housebound waiting for roads to be cleared. Flights in and out of […]

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Photo Friday…on Wednesday

January 7, 2015
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What to do, what to do? Since I plan to share a link to some of my favourite online during the week on Fridays as a new Weekend Reading post, I’ve created a conflict with the Photo Friday posts I like to do from time to time. I hope to do regular weekly photography posts […]

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Ice Balls

January 5, 2015
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A few years ago, when we were still living in the Pacific Northwest, I saw this cool idea somewhere. Fill balloons with coloured water, freeze them, and place the resulting coloured orbs of ice along a snowy sidewalk. I thought it was such a neat idea and tucked it away in the back of my […]

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Weekend Reading – January 2, 2015

January 2, 2015
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I don’t know about you but I find it a relief to have the holidays behind us. I’m not one to make resolutions but with the turning of the calendar to a brand new year of possibilities it’s hard not to feel a sense of anticipation. My mind is often on my 2015 garden these […]

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Turkey Soup Time!

December 31, 2014
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I’ve cooked a lot of turkeys over the course of my life and the carcass of every one of them has ended up in a soup pot. Now that Christmas is behind us and we’ve had (more than) our fill of turkey leftovers it’s time to repeat the tradition. This year our son provided a […]

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