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Mike Holmes, Eat Your Heart Out

Gill informed me that she is living in the middle of a construction zone at the moment. After living with Catlady for three years (and enduring  intermittent hot water, patchy internet service and having gale force winds tearing through ill-fitting single-glazed windows), she now has to cower in her room, breathe the dust and listen to the hammering while things are upgraded. 815 more words

Moving Home

Wordless Wednesday :: 29 October 2014

 Wordless Wednesday Thumbnail Gallery

On Wednesdays all over the internet bloggers post a photo with no words to explain it. The idea is the photo says so much it doesn’t need a description. 17 more words


This Time, I'll Take Dull

This past week, Canada experienced a brazen, senseless attack in which an unarmed soldier was gunned down while guarding our national War Memorial. It was tragic and not something that we, as quiet, generally peaceable Canadians, expected. 573 more words

Moving Home

A Tender Smile in a Desolate Place

 In the breeze I watch the dance of my dark curls,

My eyes, those dark enchanting pools where tears

Threaten to spill even after all these years… 213 more words

Painting Independence; Mother & Daughter

When Ellen Wallace married her art instructor, James Sharples, who was a great deal older than her, she recognized the financial burdens that would surround her when she became a widow.   161 more words


Movin' On Up

I’ve never been one to criticize Gill for the number of times she has moved, since I went to four different schools before finishing high school and have lived in different countries as well as cities. 484 more words


Reading with mom

When my mom and I grew closer, we realized that we had more in common than we had originally thought. Reading was among those interests. Her and I loved taking a trip to my aunt’s bookstore, Crosspoint Christian Books ( … 188 more words