The First Hot Day of 2022

The weather outside is lovely! Today the temperature is supposed to rise to 27C and feel like 32C. I am sitting in the living room writing this, with all the windows in the house open. The curtains rise and fall gently in the breeze. The scent of blossoms fills the air. The birds are singing… Continue reading The First Hot Day of 2022

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Lots of Little

Today I looked around me as I stood in the living room, after coming in from the kitchen, and was almost overwhelmed with the cutter. I have seven little projects on the go, all of which take up a little space. Mist Cottage is small, bigger than a tiny house, and not big enough to… Continue reading Lots of Little

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It is the little things!

We were out at the camp on the weekend, a spontaneous visit. It was sunny and warm. The leaves are just bursting from bud. In Ontario, this is a sure sign that black flies are going to make hay while the sun shine. They weren’t too thick, we could eat our picnic without getting them… Continue reading It is the little things!

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Time

I was just putting a book away on the shelf, and began to peruse some of the collection. I happened upon a hardcover copy of Hereward The Wake, by Charles Kingsley, and noticed the publication date. Well, I thought, this is a very old book, it will be approaching 100 years of age before you… Continue reading Time

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That’s Nature

Attila was puttering in his garden. I was sitting in the sun on the back porch. We were chatting beneath a clear blue sky. There was no wind, which was unusual. A small bird landed on the fence near Attila, then flew onto the ground in the outer garden. I asked Attila what kind of… Continue reading That’s Nature