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Lest We Forget

The blood-red poppy – I wear mine with: PRIDE That I have a family and country that believe in fighting for what is right. GRATITUDE That I live in a country that values freedom and rights of individuals. SORROW That … Continue reading

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The Thankful Table

This weekend we once again had the joy of a family visit. The family of three children now includes a toddler. Ask me if I’m tired. Ask me if I enjoyed every second. A resounding YES to both. The tradition … Continue reading

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Thoughts In the Grocery Store

Today I went grocery shopping. It’s routine, nothing special. With my shopping cart half full, and feeling quite proud of myself that I had resisted chocolate covered anything, I was suddenly struck by an overwhelming feeling – a feeling of … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day: Gratitude

Posted on November 8, 2011 This was originally posted for Remembrance Day 2011. This picture has stayed in my mind. A wall of poppies remembering those who didn’t come home. Sometimes a picture says it all… Remembering Thanks Dad. You’ll … Continue reading

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Three Weeks For Us, A Way of Life for Many

Here in Ottawa we have had several weeks of oppressive heat and no rain. I know, before you start saying I will be wishing for it in the cold winter, I’m not really complaining. I can live with a crisp, … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day: Gratitude

Sometimes a picture says it all…   Thanks Dad. You’ll always be my hero. Click here to read my post last Remembrance Day.  I wear my poppy with pride and gratitude.

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The Thankful Table

Every summer we have the pleasure of hosting relatives. We brace ourselves for the invasion of three small children but are always sad to see them leave. We eat as many meals as possible outside (I let the chipmunks do … Continue reading

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