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The Daily Mail

Amidst all of the devastating news stories that we are being bombarded with each day, I have decided to appreciate, even for just a short moment, the joy that one person has brought me. 350 more words


Dramatic Coleus

Bold chunks of colour are an impactful landscaping technique. The white begonias sure set off the bold coleus.

© Sheila Creighton 2014


Word of the Week…en français

Chenail Ecarte

chenail /ʃənaj/ (variant of chenal): channel
ecarte (écarté) /ekaʀte/: out-of-the-way, remote

A river and place-name in Ontario. The word ‘chenail’ is not found in European French, but is said to be current in Joual. 119 more words

French Canadian

Bishop's House Window

Originally the residence of the first Bishop of Upper Canada, Rev Alexander Macdonell, it later became a school, and then an alcohol treatment centre called Mount Carmel House during the 1980’s and 1990’s.   12 more words


Sunday Quotes

This week was good, my mom came to visit me before flying out on her vacation and I’m gearing up for finals. It was great to see her, I’ve missed her more than I’ve realized. 80 more words