Category Archives: Leah’s thoughts

book report

The last three books I read were Anne Murray’s “All of Me,” Lisa Scottoline’s “Meet Me At Emotional Baggage Claim” and Meg Wolitzer’s “The Interestings.” All of these books I borrowed from the Cape Breton Regional Library. I like how … Continue reading

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the laziest of the lazies

The snow is starting to pile up. I mean, technically it started to pile up when it started to fall, and when the plow came by the first time and made a small fortification across the foot of our driveway. … Continue reading

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four simple goals + one little word 2014

New Year’s Eve, as you no doubt are aware, is the time when a lot of people set goals or resolutions. It’s a natural turning point, a time to look back at the year behind us, and look ahead to … Continue reading

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the important thing

Yesterday I was standing in line at the Super Store. It was a long line so I resisted the urge to take out my phone (because really, I don’t need to check Facebook and Twitter a hundred times a day, … Continue reading

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shovel, sleep, repeat: the holidays continue

Although I love the program I’m in at NSCC, I am also loving having a break from it for three solid weeks. Even though much of that time I am shovelling – we’ve easily had a few feet of snow … Continue reading

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the holidays so far

I’m definitely not one of those folks who decorates every room of the house for Christmas and has a tree in several rooms and a colour scheme and all that (but if you are, more power to you!), but I … Continue reading

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life lately

A meal at the NSCC cafeteria yesterday: turkey pot pie, salad, and pecan pie for dessert. Total: $9.75. I take an empty Tupperware with me now to school so I can take the inevitable leftovers home or eat them later … Continue reading

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