Category Archives: Seasons

Around our home

  Things are finally picking up here. It’s hard to believe that a month ago, everything was bare and now, I’m thinning (and eating) greens and eating asparagus everyday.  All our flowering trees are in bloom, our fruit trees as … Continue reading

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Evening Light

Light is a beautiful thing. When you wake up in the morning, it energizes you, makes you feel like the day is full of promise. As the sun gets higher in the sky, the world around you gets warmer : … Continue reading

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Last year… looking back

I have very wise friends. Recently, I posted a little something about how discouraged I was with the lateness of Spring and the lingering cold. I was worried our garden season would suffer, worried about the lack of green everywhere … Continue reading

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Thank you Mother Nature…

  … For renewing our spirit, our hope and for giving us the most glorious Spring week-end! Wishing you all an amazing week! 

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Still waiting…

… for this Fall-like Spring to shift, transform, live up to its name… I’m trying to be as positive as possible but, although the sun is shining this morning, it was a few degrees above freezing when my husband left … Continue reading

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Tomorrow…

… is the big day : Our in home evaluation with the speech therapist for Little Man. I’ve been trying to get a grips on my feelings about it all week and unfortunately, I’m still not quite sure. On one … Continue reading

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The River (Part 2) – On the road and under the ice

About 3 times a year (maybe more now that we make our own bread), we take a trip East to La Seigneurie St-Roch-des-Aulnaies, a grain mill dating back to 1739 and still producing flour today. Why do we drive over … Continue reading

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