Category Archives: Leah’s thoughts

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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summer 2014: i want to remember

And just like that, it’s autumn again! Holy cats, time really does speed up the older you get. The adults from when I was a kid were not lying. To be honest, I’m really pumped for Fall. I love cooler weather. … Continue reading

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Sacred Sundays: getting off my butt and out of my comfort zone

OK, so I’ve talked before here about how my Sundays are sacred. (And also here, about the hiking aspect of Sacred Sundays.) They’re my and Adam’s day. They’re the one day a week that is just out. I don’t do stuff outside … Continue reading

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