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A Picture Post of Portulaca (Memories of Mom)

When I was growing up, I remember watching my mom plant pretty flowers in the front and back gardens. I loved how Mom would use interesting containers as planters: a half barrel, a cracked toilet, an old wood burning stove. … Continue reading

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Reader Request: My Visit to Petra, Jordan

In a comment conversation with Discovering Your Happiness, I mentioned that I had visited Petra in Jordan back in 2000. She said that she’d love to see pictures. So, at her request, here is a look back at my visit to … Continue reading

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Memories at the Trailer

Yesterday I read a blog post by Miriam, entitled Morning Moods. In her post she talks about having breakfast cooked over an open fire. Which brought up memories of the trailer my family had when I was younger. I will confess, … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Teapot

    For as long as I can remember, Grandma had this teapot. A simple Pyrex teapot that got used daily. I have no idea when she got it, but I can vividly remember it coming out at Christmas, Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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Memories of Caramel Macchiatos

Yesterday Pot Lucky, a blog I follow, posted Handcrafted Espresso. And I realized that I haven’t had a Starbucks Caramel Macchiato in AGES! It brought back memories of my first boyfriend. Every Wednesday, he’d pick me up after class and we’d … Continue reading

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In Honour of my Mom

Yesterday marked seven years since my Mom died. I still remember it as if it were yesterday. It was all so sudden, and my sisters and I had to make the decision to take Mom off life support. Horrible, horrible, … Continue reading

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Another Christmas gone (or Feeling Nostalgic about years gone by)

Memories of Christmases past So, it’s Boxing Day here in Canada and I’m sipping a cup of coffee with eggnog in it. I always end up feeling a little (ok so maybe a lot) let down after a big holiday. I … Continue reading

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