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2/52 – Her & Him

A portrait of my daughter, once a week, every week, in 2016. Little Miss : Santa was very good to you this Christmas. You asked for only one thing and you got it : a REAL camera, like mom, to start taking … Continue reading

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Wonderland

How do you know if you have a very good friend? For me, it’s always been the fact that no matter how long it’s been, no matter how much time has gone by since your last talk, the conversation will … Continue reading

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49/52 – Her & Him

A portrait of my daughter, once a week, every week, in 2015. Little Miss : Monkey! What a fun week-end we had. Although the snow was mostly gone by the time we got up Saturday morning, we still enjoyed the cool mild … Continue reading

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Finally!

To say we woke to snow would be untrue… It started snowing yesterday around noon, but we only started seeing it accumulate has the evening grew dark. I must admit, I wasn’t sure it would stay over night. The temperatures … Continue reading

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Rising and setting

As the colors in the trees fade and my part of the world prepares for a long winter’s sleep, I turn my eye to the sky. See, many here don’t like late fall : They consider it depressing, bare and … Continue reading

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40/52 – Her & Him

A portrait of my daughter, once a week, every week, in 2015. Little Miss : I have felt it since you’ve started school : Although you love going to class every morning, you miss our daily rituals. What used to be daily … Continue reading

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Once in a Blood Moon…

Canada geese heading South by the light of the moon The night before… I’ve always loved the moon the night before the full moon. Seeing those edges around the still blackened sliver. If you click on my picture, the details … Continue reading

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An “all-terrain” sort of life

What if… My kids were taught that only smooth, paved surfaces are safe? Their feet were always trapped inside shoes, their toes never touching the earth, the mud, the rocks, the morning dew, the afternoon heat? Fear of the “dirty … Continue reading

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A child’s truth

  “You know what mom?” “What my sweetheart.” “If you take care of nature and help her, she will always take care of you.” “That is true my love.” “And you know what else mom?” “What my sweetheart.” “That is … Continue reading

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Picture in your mind…

We were away the last 2 days. My husband is on vacation this week and we decided to go spend few days at my sister’s a few hours South. We left Tuesday afternoon and got a few errands done before … Continue reading

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