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The Black & White

My first house in Nova Scotia was in a small fishing community. I bought an old house and renovated it. I had a big studio and two beautiful golden retrievers. The contrast with New York City was a joy. I … Continue reading

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Ask Me Anything

As a New Year gift, CBC had three of their top radio hosts be the ones to be asked questions. These hosts, and most of the  broadcasters at CBC radio and television, have become my “friends”. I look forward to … Continue reading

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Color for what

  A couple of days ago a friend asked, via text, what my favorite  color scheme is. She is poling people and wouldn’t tell me why. So I’m left wondering. Color scheme? For what? My response would be too lengthy … Continue reading

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Is It Luck?

  I certainly feel lucky when I look around me, look at my life as it unfolds its daily trek to the unknown. I have a beautiful house on a beautiful piece of land, amazing neighbors, wonderful children, friends, a … Continue reading

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Beauty

One of my constant obsessions has been thinking about what makes something beautiful. People tell me my dog is beautiful. He’s just a puppy still, but he magnetizes other beings, all ages, sizes, species. He has a dignity in how … Continue reading

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The Daily Bread

  Today is National French Toast Day. Did you know that? Or maybe it’s just in Canada. One of my favorite French toast memories is from when I lived in NYC. There was a restaurant on the corner of 8th … Continue reading

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More red

IMG_3444, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. When I was painting the walls of my house recently, I put together chips of the various colors I wanted to use: various grays, light and dark, dark blue, split pea green, robin’s egg blue. … Continue reading

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