Category Archives: seasons

growing up nine

You are growing up a strong sapling, young man. May you become a great strong oak of righteousness, a place of generous refuge..

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I was nursing my last wee one the other day and thinking how quickly time passes, how short the distance from babe in arms to teenager, like the one sitting across the room from me. But really, I know this … Continue reading

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saying goodbye

A year ago, today, we said our goodbyes to Bowen Island. Left our pumpkin cottage surrounded by gorgeous forest; free range playground out the front door, ravens and deer included. Left the island beaches with all their treasures. Beach where … Continue reading

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wee winter walk

Seriously, folk, there is nothing that is as good for the kids as getting outside in all seasons. Grows their brains, bodies, spirits. And there are few things I enjoy as much myself – it is like a mini holiday.  … Continue reading

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snowy day

Wishing you a blessed new year, as we enjoy a snowy backyard day. More fun in the snow?Here. 

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summer retro

 I have been a wee bit distracted these last weeks … … and have not let go of summer yet.The winter gear remains unpacked, and the kids come home frozen from fall soccer. So here goes.Goodbye, summer!You were awesome, sunny, … Continue reading

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hello snow

Since we live out here in the ‘tropics’ as far as the rest of Canada is concerned, we don’t see snow that often, and when it does come it doesn’t stick around for long. But when it comes, oh my, … Continue reading

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