Category Archives: Puzzles and Contradictions

Monsters or heroes?

    Is it okay to enjoy an art exhibit even if you don’t quite get it…and then if the explanations given don’t seem to help illuminate anything? This is what I wondered as we strolled through an exhibit entitled … Continue reading

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Pondering a ‘postless’ year

A number of my favourite bloggers have checked in to see where I’ve been and I’ve realized that a year has passed without a post. There is that phenomenon of time passing faster as you age but this is ridiculous! … Continue reading

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Winter is tough on the old

We have among our herd a couple of seniors – Terry a fearless old trail blazing Morgan who looks at you with deep brown eyes that have seen it all. He has been beloved of his owner for more than … Continue reading

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Got snow? Make ice…

I know it’s not as snappy as ‘got lemons, make lemonade’ but I thought there just had to be some equivalent catchy phrase as I watched these two determined young guys clearing skating space on the pond out back. Making … Continue reading

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Moral dilemma

As if life isn’t perplexing enough these days, here I was presented with a moral dilemma in my actual back yard! I love the Autumn season and besides the colours it’s the migration of birds that I often find spellbinding. The … Continue reading

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Vignettes from a strange December

As I watch joggers run by in short sleeves and the children ride past on their bikes it’s hard to reconcile these scenes with the fact it’s Christmas Eve here in Canada. But my Mozambican family has their Christmas lights … Continue reading

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Remembering on the road

This Rememberance day started appropriately gloomy with rain and fog as I hit the road. I was meeting my mother so we could join our dear friend Ceri for a catch-up lunch in Owen Sound. I traditionally attend Remembrance Day … Continue reading

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