Monthly Archives: July 2013

Whales and grandchildren, a perfect combination

We have lived in prime whale-watching country for more than 40 years, but it wasn’t until after I jumped at the opportunity to go whale watching – for killer whales – while on a trip to British Columbia 20 years … Continue reading

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Celebrating a life through quilting

One never knows when inspiration is going to strike. And one never knows what will spark that inspiration.  Today’s unexpected spark was a exhibition of quilts by Solveig Wells.  This was a special display of quilts; it was organized by her … Continue reading

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Lac-Mégantic: a train disaster that needn’t have happened

I was successful in overcoming the urge to write a post after Andy Scott’s funeral a few weeks ago.  I reminded myself of my self-imposed hiatus.  I was successful then, but now there’s a new topic that I simply cannot … Continue reading

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