Monthly Archives: December 2017

:: -21 celsius ::

Well it is -21 celsius at the moment here and warmer than yesterday as it reached -27C last night… The cars are having trouble starting too, can you imagine? We went for a very small walk this morning and Pyper … Continue reading

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:: All you need is love ::

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  ― Charles M. Schulz On a cold and snowy day out here in the woods and listening to the Vince Guaraldi Trio, who composed and arranged the … Continue reading

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:: Happy Holidays :: Joyeuses Fêtes ::

A Christmas Song      Once in Royal David’s City Stood a lonely cattle shed Where a mother held her baby You’d do well to remember the things he later said When you’re stuffing yourselves at the Christmas parties You’ll … Continue reading

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:: Shortest day of the year ::

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening      Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village, though;  He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.   … Continue reading

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:: Paroles de Migwetch ::

Si la vie était dure je jure que je ne l’ai jamais su Je n’ai de regret que celui de mon âge et ce jeune cœur de moi est intact Le mal qu’on m’a fait est écrit dans le sable … Continue reading

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:: Silver teapot ::

Je te promets le sel au baiser de ma bouche Je te promets le miel à ma main qui te touche Je te promets le ciel au dessus de ta couche Des fleurs et des dentelles pour que tes nuits … Continue reading

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:: A long sigh ::

IN AND OUT The dog searches until he finds me upstairs, lies down with a clatter of elbows, puts his head on my foot. Sometimes the sound of his breathing saves my life — in and out, in and out; a pause, a … Continue reading

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:: Vir et mulier facies ::

Follow your passion it will lead you to your purpose. Drew these two faces last night while watching TV and not really concentrating on what was going on the tube. Really enjoyed drawing the flowing lines and couldn’t stop. From … Continue reading

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:: Little XMas Tree ::

“If creativity is a habit, then the best creativity is the result of good work habits. They are the nuts and bolts of dreaming.” (Twyla Tharp) Today is the full moon and it promises to be a beautiful night as … Continue reading

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