Category Archives: Travel

Little jot cards get around

Just when we thought I couldn’t find a smaller jot journal… I received a bag of nifty little key ring language card packs as part of the loot I purchased from a local fundraising auction. The previous owner used to teach English in … Continue reading

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The travel jot journal

My recent writing activities have revolved around travel. Whether I am touring about town on an artist’s date or travelling outside the city, I like to have a jot journal, a notebook of sorts to record observations and capture inspirations. … Continue reading

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The slow slog through November

We are nearing the end of one of the dullest, most depressing months of the year – November. Warning: This post contains oodles of cat pictures.  It may take a while to load. Regardless, I feel that the Internet does … Continue reading

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Writing fictional characters and places

It has been over a week since I was distracted by another blogger’s post about using real people as characters in one’s work of fiction – and the risks that come with it. I can’t find that particular WordPress post but will … Continue reading

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For Mom, Pour Maman

Once a Mother Always a Mother? Sure, we have that biological bond with our offspring (err… our dear children) and vow to always love them.  We can also appreciate them, like them and at times tolerate them as we gently, … Continue reading

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Creative juices and a slow fermentation

I haven’t written much lately. Well, aside from tongue-in-cheek, deep blonde philosophies and text surrounding a new technology platform in my work life, I haven’t written much at all. The most recent offering was a series of blog posts and photographs … Continue reading

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An evening stroll through the park

After a lovely milestone celebration dinner out with my three favourite people, we went for a stroll near Dow’s Lake. It was interesting to see the Commissioner’s Park flower beds  in August, months after the tulips had their moment in the sun. … Continue reading

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