Monthly Archives: March 2009

Heart-Centred Learning

I was taken aback the other day, when a new acquaintance with an academic background said dismissively, “It might be interesting to hear from an undergrad perspective.” Careful there. There it was all over again, the all-too familiar “us against … Continue reading

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Taking Care

It’s such an edgy business practising caution so I may enjoy my fervent love of ranging widely over the land as long as possible. “When you go off walking, you have to leave me a note, telling me where you’re … Continue reading

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A Blessing of Pines

Now begins the great uncovering. With the coming of the present burst of mild air the hard snow is creeping away, revealing new ways our landscape is changed. One thing I’ve regretted since we moved to Singing Meadow, is the … Continue reading

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A Suitable Home

Lately I’ve spent time reflecting on our search for a home of our own, after our years at Foley Mountain. Once again I am remembering the surprising difficulty of explaining to real estate agents and friends that what matters most … Continue reading

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Making Bread

It started with a book and a bowl. When I discovered Edna Staebler’s inviting recipe for Neil’s Harbour White Bread in her essential cookbook, Food that Schmecks, I knew I wanted to explore breadmaking for myself . “We were very … Continue reading

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