Category Archives: Life

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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#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. In memory of my mother. BEYOND THE NIGHT — Rachel Luttrell Images from

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