Category Archives: Outdoors

the umbrella solution

Yesterday after work I was thinking about how I want to walk on my lunch break. These last few days have been on-and-off rain, and so when I go out at noon it’s a 50-50 chance I’ll get rained on. … Continue reading

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name that plant! (the pink edition)

  So I took a walk around my neighbourhood yesterday evening, and as usual was admiring and checking out the various gardens I passed. I took pictures of three plants that I don’t know, but want to know, for future¬†planting … Continue reading

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getting out for a bit of air

Yesterday I worked in my office at home, all morning and part of the afternoon. I pretty much always have a few freelance projects on the go, and I wanted to get a nice chunk of work done on them … Continue reading

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quick post Friday

Maduinn mhath dhut! (“Good morning!” Pronounced “Matin va goot”.) This morning I went out in a Zodiac with two fellows, and took pictures of North Sydney’s downtown from the water, for a project I’m working on with the North Sydney … Continue reading

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photo shoot with Morwenna Hancock

Last year when I was a student at NSCC studying Graphic Design, I bartered with my friend Morwenna (who I met when I interviewed her for this blog, back in 2012!) to design a logo for her fledgling photography business. … Continue reading

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Leah the doofus gardener

I’m kind of a doofus sometimes. I had bought the bag of mulch a few months ago and then just let it sit on my deck. I think I was resisting using it because it falls under what I think … Continue reading

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30walks: White Point

Last week I drove down to Ingonish and Neil’s Harbour. I stopped in Ingonish at Salty Rose’s and then in Neil’s Harbour to visit a friend who is in the nursing home there. Those were the main reasons for my … Continue reading

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30walks: Johnson Lake

Well, my 30walks project sat on the back burner for a bit there, but now I’m ready to get back into it! (These pictures were taken April 25th, so that’s why there is snow. I’ll have to go back to … Continue reading

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glory in the green-ness

Well! It was quite the weekend! Nothing crazy and dramatic, really, but just some much-needed time at home. Saturday I spent a good six hours outside in the garden. Adam’s folks came over and they helped us save a limb … Continue reading

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garden advice needed: soil to fill the box?

Well, now, that’s obviously¬†not what’s supposed to go there! Soon I’ll be getting this big larch wood planter box out onto the lawn and I’ll be looking to fill it with soil. I’d love advice on the best way to … Continue reading

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