Category: life

blogging

So You Think You Want to Write a Blog, Eh?

So you think you want to write a blog, eh? Be prepared for lots and lots of work. And tons of satisfaction.
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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Love Is Not All

As Edna St. Vincent Millay said, love is not all. Only the most important thing.
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aging

Perils of Perfectionism

I am a life-long perfectionist. And it has brought me nothing but trouble.
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ambition

Ambition. Blind, Blonde, or Otherwise

I'm thinking about ambition this week. And what it means.
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developing personal style

Where Did You Learn How to Dress?

Do you know where you learned how to dress? How to choose what to wear and what not to wear?
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life

When Old Teachers Meet Old Students.

Do me a favour, if you're in the mall or the grocery store and you see an old teacher, please go and say hello. You'll make their day. And maybe even your own.
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fiddleheads

Reborn … Or Something

What signals the arrival of spring where you live?
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empathy

On Spring and Empathy.

How does one show empathy in the face of someone else's pain? One way is never, ever to say "at least."
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family treasures

Vintage Treasure Hunting Again

I'm inspired by my trip to the Ottawa Antique & Vintage Market to go vintage treasure hunting again this spring.
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games we played as children

Smells Like Spring

Spring smells like mud where I live. The glorious, much anticipated smell of melting snow and bare ground. The harbinger of marble season.
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