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Springtime (and Maple Syrup time) in Canada

As winter slowly fades in Canada, a sure sign of spring emerges. Sap begins to flow from maple trees.

Before the days of elaborate tubing, each tree was tapped and a bucket hung from the tap to catch the sap. 163 more words


Writing Sampler

Handwriting was important in 1853.  This student practiced the craft and was successful.  The script is elegant and the drawings are interesting!  Has technology really eliminated handwriting in the modern world?


A foray into snowboarding from the casual skiers perspective.

I am reasonably good at skiing.

Once a year I decide skiing might be fun. I can navigate down a hill without gravely injuring myself.  I still fall.  390 more words