Category Archives: Life

No Eclipse Glasses? Two Ways to Make a Pinhole Projector

1. CEREAL BOX PROJECTOR How to Make a Pinhole Projector to View the Solar Eclipse by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Click on YouTube to read the information below the video about the solar eclipse, pinhole camera, and social media … Continue reading

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#Eclipse2017: What You Need to Know. Where Will YOU Be?

A solar eclipse is taking place on August 21, 2017. According to many people, the event is going to be stranger than you think, and nothing beats experiencing it in person to feel the effect on people and animals. The … Continue reading

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Heritage Festival in the Rain

Our annual tradition of attending the Heritage Festival at Hawrelak Park on the August long weekend was no wash-out in spite of the rain. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but going to the festival in the rain turned out … Continue reading

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Finally: A Stress Relief Article That Makes Sense

On the heels of Music Therapy 1, here is a post by Elizabeth Scott, MS, on Very Well that I recently discovered: Stress Relief For Tired People Too Tired To Exercise? Try These Stress Relievers First! In the above article … Continue reading

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Childhood Among the Trees

On the warm summer night of August 2, 2017 at the Qualico Patio Series live outdoor music show set behind Festival Place in Sherwood Park, Alberta, Folk* band Scott Cook and the Second Chances had a way of getting into … Continue reading

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The Camp NaNoWriMo That Never Happened

A message to writers: You missed your personal deadline? You’re not a failure We can make the best-laid plans, but sometimes life happens. There are things we can control and things we can’t. Patience is a must for writers. One … Continue reading

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Beyond the Night

For someone special. Forever loved. BEYOND THE NIGHT — Rachel Luttrell Images from

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Images of Grief

Slide Show Images of Grief (10 photos) Images from

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Welcome Back, Dolly Dennis!

Continuing with the Where Are They Now? series, today we hear from author and artist Dolly Dennis, who lives in Edmonton, Alberta. I found her answers deeply honest, poignant, and inspiring. Interview with Dolly Dennis Born in a refugee camp, … Continue reading

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Music Therapy 1

Music therapy, as defined by yours truly: Music that, by individual taste and selection, is good for the mind, heart, and soul, restoring balance to thoughts, body systems, attitude, and outlook. Music regenerates the mind and body, contributes to creativity, … Continue reading

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