Category Archives: Life

A Hare-Raising Year

Slide Show: Hares For All Seasons Birds of Strawberry Creek

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Get Back to Enjoying the Season by Buying Less and Living More

Two huge sources of stress during the holidays have to do with the constraints on our time and finances. We get so caught up in what is expected of us in this age of materialism that we barely have time … Continue reading

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Haiku Sets: Let the Holiday Season Begin!

Preparations at the North Pole Holidays coming Reindeer gath’ring on tundra Elves repair the sleigh Santa fatt’ning up Choc’late dispenser installed Sawdust on shop floor Northern Lights shimmer Sleigh bells ring, lights adorn pines Merriness and cheer Closer to Home … Continue reading

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Haiku Set: Flatline

Flatline I. Over empty beach, Grief is a seagull’s sharp cry, Piercing sky and heart. II. Winter freezes life: River of death stops the pulse, And all souls stand still. III. Nothing escapes death, Even when the time is wrong. … Continue reading

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Winter Moods — Haiku

Winter I. White panther stirs fear, Snowy jaws open to kill: Winter slinks nearer. Winter II. Backlit snowflakes fall, Floating glitter in sunlight– Diamonds from Heaven. More haiku

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May All Your Halloweens Be Brown

Where we live, it’s not a question of whether Christmas will be white, but whether Halloween will be Halloweeny. Except for ghosts and cobwebs, you can’t have white on Halloween. Duh. This: Slide show (5 photos) “The bushes, ablaze with … Continue reading

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Haiku: Two Faces of Grief

Haiku: Two Faces of Grief Day They see her smiling, Performing the tasks of day As if without care. Night Demons in the dark; Spectres stabbing at her heart– Not for them to see. Images of Grief Photo from

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Bucket List: Hiking the Bruce Trail

I have wanted to hike the 885-kilometre (550-mile) length of the Bruce Trail from Tobermory to Niagara in Ontario, Canada, since June 1981. That means we just passed the 36-year point. However . . . First, I am now in … Continue reading

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After the #Eclipse2017: What I Saw and How I Did It

#Eclipse2017 A post shared by Eva Blaskovic (@evablaskovicauthor) on Aug 21, 2017 at 12:55pm PDT Watching the partial eclipse in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada To watch the solar eclipse that took place in North America on August 21, 2017, I made … Continue reading

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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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