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Snapshots

The saying that “all good things must come to an end” is attributed to Geoffrey Chaucer. What Chaucer actually wrote was “But at the laste, as every thing hath ende, she took hir leve, and nedes wolde wende” which pretty … Continue reading

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Fragile

I’m just over halfway through my stay in America. It’s crazy how quickly the time has flown by; it feels like just yesterday I was landing at Dulles airport feeling very jaded but excited to see the kids and the … Continue reading

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Being a Grandma

When your children fly the nest, you kind of expect them to land in a nearby tree not on a different continent. However, I’ve long since accepted it as the way of the world and I’m certainly not the only … Continue reading

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Celebrating Marriage and Friendship

On a glorious sunny winter’s day at the end of June, friends of ours, Ann and Bill, celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary with a lunch party at their home in the Champagne Valley. Their restored farmhouse, nestled in the beautiful … Continue reading

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Firebreak Season

Every year at this time landowners are required by law to burn firebreaks around their properties. It’s my least favourite time of the year because there’s always the fear of a runaway fire when breaks are being burnt. We are … Continue reading

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Morning Has Broken

Peter has always been an early riser while I, on the other hand, have always enjoyed a good lie in. As a result, most mornings I have the bed and the bedroom to myself. He brings me endless cups of … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful World

Loving the country life.

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