Tag Archives: family traditions

For quilt-lovers: quilting season finale

For some reason, quilting feels like a fall-winter activity to me.  Well, plus early spring, which in our neck of the woods is really the tail-end of winter, often lasting until mid-May. Fortunately, I finished the last components of my … Continue reading

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Terry Fox: a shining example of one person’s ability to make a difference

Terry Fox was a young man who succumbed to cancer at the age of 22, a month short of his 23rd birthday. He died in 1981, 37 years ago. So how can a young man, dead all these years, be … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Christmas traditions

Two weeks before Christmas and, although today was a beautiful 5 deg C sunny day, the signs are unmistakable.  Tomorrow we are promised wintery weather: some snow, plus ice pellets and freezing rain (ugh).  The mall parking lots are full, … Continue reading

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