Category Archives: Leah’s thoughts

annual Fall break

I’d been feeling the need the last few weeks, to stop blogging for a bit. Just, I was feeling not super enthused about writing posts or sharing my life online, and also wanting to free up some of my time and … Continue reading

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the refuge of love

Going to the Collide Conference, and spending four days in Halifax last week, was such a treat. I met lots of new people, heard about all kinds of neat things happening in the design and technology sector, and dined like … Continue reading

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what if // 2

What if: “what we need to do to fix Cape Breton” was actually a bunch of small, seemingly easy actions, just done one day after another? What if: you could no longer say the words “we need”? What if you could only do? … Continue reading

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what you didn’t plan (or plant)

Last year in this bed, I grew tomatoes on purpose. The growing season ended, I pulled out the plants, and called it a day. (Or a season, I guess.) This year, I didn’t grow tomatoes on purpose in this bed. … Continue reading

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on making adjustments as you go

I’m taking a break from posting Links Loved — and anything else — on the weekend. The thought came to me as I was taking a walk this morning, down in Munro Park, along the shore of North Sydney Harbour. … Continue reading

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love what you love

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this phrase: “Love what you love.” I’ve been thinking about how it’s something I’ve really learned as a result of putting myself out there, both in writing this blog, and in following my … Continue reading

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four simple goals: climate change

So on Sunday I went to the People’s Climate Forum in Sydney. (I wrote about it last week, before it happened, here on the blog.) It was … good.  I mean, to be honest, I find it hard to pick … Continue reading

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