Monthly Archives: July 2008

Homesick Already

It’s that edgy, capricious time before a holiday. Very soon we will be leaving to cross the mountains and head for a week on the Fundy coast. Exciting, you say. And yes, I know how fortunate I am to experience … Continue reading

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Windows

This morning, as I sip my tea, I am having the rare pleasure of watching a baby nuthatch learning to negotiate an ash tree upside down in proper nuthatch fashion. Earlier I was awakened by the soft murmur of a … Continue reading

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A Thank You to Audubon

When I was in Grade Four, surgery confined my friend Martha to a body cast for many weeks. While she was bedridden, I sometimes gave up a precious Saturday afternoon to visit this little girl, whose sheltered palatial home with … Continue reading

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Freedom to Roam

I’m remembering back to special times for our two sons, Morgan and Jeremy, in their childhood at the 800 acre Foley Mountain Conservation Area, where my husband was Supervisor for thirty years. When we make trips to the city, one … Continue reading

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