Tag Archives: Prince Edward County

The solarium comes alive


Are you ready for the first harbinger of spring?  Ya hoo!  Bring it on.     It’s me and my solarium!  Today I’m starting my  geranium cuttings.  I love these sunny February days. Warren has set up two large scaffolding racks for my plant … Continue reading

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It is all about Sammy


I have been doing a lot of watercolour painting the last few weeks.  I was hired by a young man from Kingston Ontario to illustrate a series of children’s books.   He advertised on Kijii and in a moment of euphoric mania,  I … Continue reading

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Love is 600 feet


Do you remember your first love?  Was it in grade school or when you were an anguished, misunderstood teenager?   First loves always involve idealism and romance.  Like virginity you lose something of yourself.   You trustingly give your whole heart away.   Your … Continue reading

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After the snow fall


 We had 20 inches of snow fall this weekend.  The sun rose this morning and the sky was finally clear. It was beautiful.  Cold yes, but bright and fresh.  I again took my camera with me on my morning walk with … Continue reading

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Some things I don’t want to put behind me.


This week I’m meeting up with some former colleagues.  It has been two years since I worked with them.  It has been two years since I worked at all.  In January 2011 I was just starting out on what would be a … Continue reading

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And every little wave had its nightcap on,


“And every little wave had its nightcap on, Its nightcap, white cap, nightcap on. And every little wave had its nightcap on, So very, very early in the morning.” by Laura E. Richards, first copyright 1902 Are you familiar with … Continue reading

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Measuring up


“You have been weighed, you have been measured, and you have been found wanting” …. Ouch!   That is one of my favourite scenes from the movie “A Knight’s Tale” spoken by the evil Adhemar.     It is a horrible feeling to know … Continue reading

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January 10th – Rogaine Report


It is January 10th. Time for another Rogaine Report on my hair regrowth progress. This morning marks the 63rd day of Rogaine / 2% Minoxidil treatments. I continue to squirt 1 ml of the clear water-like liquid onto the crown … Continue reading

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Fear of the dark


Have I  ever told you that my dog Molly won’t go outside by herself? She won’t step off the porch unless someone is with her, encouraging her that all is safe.   It’s kind of a new phobia that has been developing since we moved here.  Basically she … Continue reading

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January is for reading


We have quite a bit of snow here. It is up to my knees and higher in the drifts. My sweet and generous neighbour has driven his tractor, cutting a deep path around his field and through his woods.  He has made me … Continue reading

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