Monthly Archives: August 2011

Green Thumb-Chapter Eight-Gardening is a Team Sport

Lone Responsibility Albeit Temporarily My gardening friend went away for three weeks.  I was on my own in the garden and found my relationship with the patch of dirt changed.  It was similar to the way a home feels different … Continue reading

Posted in Green (sometimes) thumb | Tagged | Leave a comment

Tribute to Jack Layton

The death this week of Jack Layton, Leader of the Official Opposition, has spawned an outpouring, a public display of affection and respect for him from across Canada. Whether you receive your news via the web, the newspaper, TV or … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Bonnie’s Lavender Farm

A Place to Lay My Head I recently wrote about attending a class at the School of the Arts in Haliburton, ON.  I needed a place to stay during the week-long course.  The school provides a list of  places that … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond full time work, Interesting things..who would have known? | Tagged , | 5 Comments

Simply Biscotti- a twofor

I am way off my planned weekly visit to Simply Biscotti (SB).  It has been about a month since the last visit.  Perhaps fall and winter will be better for the regular enjoyment of coffee and treats…just the seasons when … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond full time work, Simply Biscotti Project | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Green Thumb Chapter Seven-Some Things Never Change

When you are out in the garden, particularly when you are alone, your mind tends to wander.   I have always marvelled at how things are connected, whether it be people or events and how you can take what you … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond full time work, Green (sometimes) thumb, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Haliburton School of the Arts experience. Will this be another spitoon?

A History of Attempts at Creativity-A True Story There’s some part of me that enjoys being creative.  It might more accurate to say some part of me enjoys making things, the results might not always be seen as creative.   … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond full time work, Mixed media artist wannabee | 2 Comments