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Maui Pineapple Tour is Golden

So this week, in combing the photo challenges from the Daily Post, A Word in Your Ear and Where’s My Backpack?, I’m confronted with the words Object, Context and Dry. The Object I’ve chosen is a pineapple. The Context is … Continue reading

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Jaspa’s Journey 3: Jaspa’s Waterloo

The weather authorities say that today may have been the coldest on record here in the Waterloo region of Southern Ontario, as temperatures plummeted to -26 ºC (-15 ºF)! So is this a record or isn’t it? Well, it’s all … Continue reading

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Blowing Away the New Year’s Cobwebs

We had a really fun night with friends here in Ohio last night, welcoming in the New Year and celebrating Rich and Sue’s 10th Wedding Anniversary. Unsurprisingly, we were all a bit slow getting started this morning. So this afternoon … Continue reading

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Joyful Reflections (with Birds)

I’ve had a lot of fun over recent months combining the weekly photo challenges from Where’s My Backpack? and the Daily Post. I’ve even occasionally managed to squeeze in A Word In Your Ear’s theme, for good measure. This week, … Continue reading

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Travel Theme: Unexpectedly Fragrant… with Lines

So this week’s travel photo themes are ‘Fragrant’ from Where’s My Backpack? and ‘Unexpected’ from The Daily Post.  After a couple of minutes thought, it was Sue that remembered our visit to the Blue Lagoon in Iceland. The pool is … Continue reading

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I wish I was in… Austin

This time last year I was in Austin, Texas. To be honest, I didn’t see as much of the weird capital of the south as I’d have liked. And most of what I did see was thanks to one of … Continue reading

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Giving Back

A few months ago I wrote a blog called Belonging, which included a bit about a friend’s citizenship ceremony. While welcoming Canada’s newest citizens, the presiding judge emphasized the importance of giving back to the community. She felt that volunteering … Continue reading

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