Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Great Work of Your Life

Recently, my Yoga teacher and friend, Tanya Deacove, gave me a wonderful gift when she loaned me Stephen Cope’s The Great Work of Your Life. It turns out that this is a book for all who face uncertainty about life’s … Continue reading

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What If? (Life at @perimcquay)

Let me confess. I started out with an aversion to Twitter. –An excellent vehicle for political causes, I thought sniffily, but used by far too many to blather on about very little. Very quickly I filed this platform under “general … Continue reading

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Christmas Begins

On a pale November afternoon Barry and I stand at the beloved peninsula we designed for our new home, feasting our eyes out windows in three directions, watching the flames leap and bloom in our woodstove. It is the afternoon … Continue reading

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Mennonite Light Christmas Fruit Cake

Mennonite Light Christmas Fruit Cake 2 8” pans Cook at 275deg F for three hours. ½ lb butter, softened ½ cup white sugar 3 eggsDry Ingredients 2 ¾ cups flour 1 teasp nutmeg 1 teasp baking powderFlavorings: 1 teasp lemon … Continue reading

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