Tag: spring


Reading, Grumbling, and Waiting for Spring

This week I’ve been grumbling about spring and reading some great books. Reading. Grumbling about spring. More reading.

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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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What To Do When You Can’t Muster a Half-Decent Outfit Post

It’s official. I am declaring that I have been totally out of sorts for at least a week. In fact, I’ve been downright cranky. Not to mention pouty, crabby, grouchy, snappy, and cross. Sigh. I blame mother nature. I mean, …

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Spring Found… Our April Escape Part I

Ahhhh. That’s better. I sigh, sip my tea on the porch, watch the wind move the Spanish moss hanging from the live oaks. And breath. We’ve been in Charleston, South Carolina for four days. And it’s been wonderful. Warm, sunny, breezy, …

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On The Road Again… In Search of Spring Etc.

This is what 5:30 AM looks like from my sun room window. I took this shot a couple of weeks ago when, uncharacteristically, I was awake that early. I am not an early morning person. Mid morning, I’m great. But …

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40+ fashion

Early Spring Dressing: Doing the Math

I’m learning how to add and subtract layers to make early spring fashion warm and serviceable, and still look good. That’s not easy.

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Springtime in the Maritimes …. or The River Runs Through It

I’m still at my mum’s in New Brunswick. I haven’t been home at this time of year for a long time. And I’m feeling very nostalgic. The snow is melting… there was a ton of it when I arrived. I …

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