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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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48/52 – Her & Him

A portrait of my son, once a week, every week, in 2015. Little Man : You have been walking ahead this week. We go out for our daily walks and you are 10, even 20 ft ahead of me at all … 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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45/52 – Her & Him

A portrait of my daughter, once a week, every week, in 2015. Little Miss : Early dinners, bundling up for long evening walks in the setting sun, our rhythm is settling in fast as the cold and longer nights are approaching. … 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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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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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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