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What Manner of Folk be These, with Aran Sweater and Finger in Ye Ear?

English folk music is not nearly as well-respected as its Irish or Scots counterparts.  Maybe this is because we’re the dominant country, so we don’t have as much oppression to sing about – though I’d question this, in the light of historical events such as the Industrial Revolution.   449 more words

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Protecting The Basement

This spring I gave a few residential security talks at the Home Show put on by The Sudbury Home Builders Association .  During my talks, I covered several topics including the pros and cons of window bars.   362 more words

Heading West, First Stop Albany

Our first stop was Albany to see my sister Anna, niece Sera and nephews Zach and Josh. Anna’s apartment can be identified by the beautiful potted plants on the entrance steps. 147 more words

Friends And Family

Welcome to the GetShotByElla.com blog

GetShotByElla.com blog site features news and info about things valued by our customers and our company: nature, health, quality events for friends and family, environmental issues, collaborations and reciprocity, community service, outdoor activities, spiritual pursuits, the arts and more…whatever treasures we discover for enhancing the active, fully engaged lifestyle of the customers who wear our… 82 more words

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Beyond Our Ken

I hope like me you’ve been watching the excellent ‘Handmaid’s Tale’: it’s totally up there with quality adaptations such as ‘The Night Manager’ and ‘Wolf Hall’.   460 more words

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General update

So much to write, so little time.

I just wanted to check in and say; we are surviving. Still get hit with the “my mum’s gone” slap in the face every now and then, mostly pretending she’s still here. 57 more words