My #OneWord365 for 2017

I have participated in the #OneWord365 movement for a few years now. Instead of making a long list of (likely to be abandoned) resolutions, you choose simply one word to guide your year. There may be resolutions or goals which…

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Christmas Concerts and Swim Lessons

When my eldest daughter was a wee little baby of 6 months old, we signed up for swim lessons. I don’t know why I did this but it seemed like something good parents did – swimming lessons! with babies! –…

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My Top 10 Posts of 2016

It’s time for my yearly round-up of my most popular posts written in 2016! I think these are a pretty good representation of the year and my place in the world right now so I hope you enjoy checking out any…

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Our Favourite Books of 2016

My 5 Favourite Fiction Books of 2016 Hannah Coulter by Wendell Berry Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry The Inspector Gamache series by Louise Penny. (Here are the books in order. Just go ahead and order all of them right now to save…

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