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“A gift from the heart” – 2013 edition.

It’s no secret to scientists and psychologists that scent can trigger memories as vivid and real as the day they were created. Although my maternal grandfather died more than 12 years ago, pulling his suspenders out of the bag I … Continue reading

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“A gift from the heart”

There’s a new post coming Monday from my Huffington Post BC blog, but sitting here this evening – a beautiful Fraser Fir sharing its scent and the fireplace sharing its warmth and glow – I knew it was time again … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, or the Best Festivus to you!!

Ah… Christmas Eve. The magical moment finally arrives on the back of this wonderful winter storm. That’s the PR version. In reality, my knee is cut and bruised from falling on frozen coffee in my driveway while shovelling snow, and … Continue reading

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And so, the magic of Santa begins again… for me.

Let me tell you a secret.  Come close now, check to see no one’s listening in. This is BIG. Santa really does exist. I do believe, again. After so many years carrying on the magic of Santa for the little … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s STILL cold outside!!!!

Damn, feels like I’m back in Prince George!!! Perky nips are the last of your worries this morning, how about just trying to get your car door open?   For those of you who stopped by over the weekend,I did take … Continue reading

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It’s finally Friday…

It’s official. I’m DONE with the online AND  paper versions of the Vancouver Sun and The Province. Well, I never really read the Province because it reads like the Enquirer to me, but the Sun had me for Thursdays edition,as well … Continue reading

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The best or worst of a person revealed at Christmas.

What is it about Christmas that brings out the best or worst of people? Christmas held a special meaning for me this year, because it was to be the first year going back home for the holidays to spend time … Continue reading

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Dont ask, and I’m still going to tell you…

coming soon…..  20 1/2 hours of driving, 1 blizzard, 20 car accidents(not ours),and dodging moose on the highway  –  all within 48 hours. The harrowing tale of how a long awaited family christmas  quickly went so very wrong.  Hi to everyone out in … Continue reading

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Adventures at the mall.

There is nothing interesting going on in the news today, or at least nothing that bears commenting on. Although the dad who auctioned off his kids gift on Ebay was pretty clever- sounds like something I’d do. So lets talk … Continue reading

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And Finally, a feel good story to restore faith in mankind…

I cannot even bear the the thought of something happening to my husband, whom I love beyond words, so when I read this little blurb on CBC, it really struck a chord. How unimaginable to lose your husband ,while carrying … Continue reading

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