Category Archives: Day to Day Life

turning

  Shhh…┬ádon’t tell the tourism people this, but I actually really like this time of year, when things quiet down. When I drive into town to go to work, and it’s raining, windy, grey. When leaves are starting to fall … Continue reading

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fifty percent

  Well here goes nothin! My friend Alicia is on her third year of eating 100% local for the month of September. This year a bunch of people have pledged to join her in eating 50% local. Including me. Yikes! … Continue reading

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englishtown

  Good things: kittens friends bare feet in grass beautiful light swimming in the ocean impending rain old apple trees fresh berries staining my hands

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things i failed at this summer

Gardening. Riding my bike. Keeping my office tidy. (I’m not worried about these things, to be honest. It’s just kind of funny. I guess no matter what, something’s always going to slip by the wayside!)

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you win some, you lose some

The other day, a customer and I were chatting. He sells bread at various farmer’s markets and was remarking on how his sales were down this year over the last couple of years. “Oh, that’s too bad,” I said. “What … Continue reading

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in praise of things that are free

It was a good weekend. I hadn’t had a Sunday off from work (and not been travelling) in a couple of months. It was a “real” weekend and it was glorious. Friday I had the day off, and that morning … Continue reading

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Florence Beach / end of summer

I have come to realize that I am a beach girl, through and through. Last year I did a project where I went to ten different beaches on Cape Breton. Doing that intentionally and making time each week or so … Continue reading

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