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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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June 2017 Roundup: Life

While I am away from my blog, I have selected and scheduled articles from several categories. A different theme will post each day. Today’s roundup theme is life, including blog awards and links/tips. Life posts about travel, events, and the … Continue reading

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Writing Hub – Books, Writing, Tips & More…

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
Writing: My escape on a writing retreat from 18th – 22nd May was absolutely fabulous. Surrounded by fresh spring greenery, bird song, blue skies, fellow writers and delicious food…

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Writers’ Retreat 2017: Strawberry Creek Lodge

I have returned from Strawberry Creek Writers’ Retreat and, as promised, I’m posting some photographs. This is post #1: the lodge, the woods, and the creek. Click this link to view my Facebook album from the retreat. The link can … Continue reading

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Off to My Writing Retreat

For the next four and a half days, I will be on a writing retreat–my first ever. I’ve wanted to do this for about a decade, so it’s a pretty big deal. There is no Internet, so I will have … Continue reading

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Mark My Words

This is Mark. He likes to do his hair like Uncle Michael. This is Uncle Michael. Through no fault of his own, he is a role model. Michael is the youngest of four siblings. At the tender age of 13, … Continue reading

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40 Years and Counting

Foggy, drizzly Ontario weather greeted my Ontario friend here in Edmonton this morning during our breakfast reunion. Melanie, who lived in Edmonton from 1990 to 1997, commented, “Where’s my sunny Alberta?” Where, indeed? We’ve certainly had an uncharacteristic abundance of … Continue reading

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Another Road Trip in Alberta

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
We are taking advantage of another long weekend and traveling west to Wildwood, then stopping over in Drayton Valley. Then an early start to take in the sights via…

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Escape to the Mountains…

Originally posted on Mandy Eve-Barnett's Blog for Readers & Writers:
My dear friend, Linda and I escaped for three days into the Rocky mountains. These are some of the images of our trip. Included were a lake cruise on…

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