Tag Archives: fall colors

It’s Thanksgiving weekend in the True North, and there’s always much to be thankful for, even if you have to look more closely these days

Thanksgiving weekend in Canada comes at a beautiful time of year; after all, the second Monday of October – our Thanksgiving’s official date – is at the height of fall splendour. And spectacular it is. We can be thankful for … Continue reading

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Peace and Gratitude, why do they continue to be so elusive?

Thanks to a lovely post by fellow blogger Rose Vettleson yesterday entitled Peace, Hope, and Coincidences  and a Facebook post by another friend (thanks, Shelley), I’ve discovered this week that September 21 is not only the first day of fall, … Continue reading

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From fall colours to citizenship, so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving weekend

One of the nicest things about the timing of Canadian Thanksgiving is that it comes during this beautiful though fleeting season of autumn. It’s the time of year when nature paints the trees in stunning shades of reds, golds, yellow, … Continue reading

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