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Cool Summer..again!

As i’ve said so many times in the past on this blog, i often suffer thru the Summer in Spain. Some years it’s better, others it’s worse..when the temperatures soar, putting up with the heat day after day can be tough. 136 more words

The Seasons

Going to Seed

When long days of summer
stretch out languidly in the sun,
sometimes it is good
to go to seed,
says cow parsley,
to let one’s leaves curl and rust, 25 more words


Jane’s Party Throws a Summer Shindig at The Rivoli

Date of show: June 5, 2014
Written by: Chiara DiAngelo

Toronto quartet Jane’s Party came out swinging, with the sweetness of songs like “Palm Reading” and “Meet Me Halfway” quickly making the hems of summer dresses flutter as toes started spontaneously tapping. 534 more words

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Summer Solstice 2014

Yesterday was the summer solstice. Though I ordinarily post something on the day of the equinoxes and solstices, yesterday I abandoned all to-dos and surrendered to the sweet idleness of the longest day of the year. 116 more words


Journey into a Volcano-Tower Hil (adapted for children)

Tower Hill is an extinct volcano. It last erupted about 20,000 years ago. From then until white people came to this country aboriginal people of the Peek Warrong tribe lived here peacefully. 395 more words

Whispering and Haunting Landscapes on this Solstice Day

Whispering and Haunting Landscapes on this solstice day

I woke up at 6:10am today looking forward to the solstice. By 10:00am I already emptied out the closets of old clothes that no longer fit my son, went clothing shopping as well as grocery shopping. 170 more words


Wild flowers of the Pyrenees

In Spring it’s wonderful to climb and ski in the Pyrenees, but it’s also cool just to go walking and see the flowers that appear everywhere as the snows of Winter melt and recede..giving way to high alpine meadows where flora abounds. 285 more words