Monthly Archives: February 2014

Grateful still: for all the things

So many things I’ve snapped photos of in the past week or two, tiny moments, large wonders, magical things and simple things. They are all one, after all. All part and parcel of my gratefulness. While visiting my mother in … Continue reading

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Grateful: travels in the coming spring

I’m on vacation, our school’s mid-winter break. A visit to my mother in law is often what I think of first when I have some time off. I like to visit. We play Scrabble and I cook (sometimes it’s good, … Continue reading

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The Weaver’s Scar: Deeper Understanding

The Weaver’s Scar: For Our Rwanda by Brian Crawford My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a great book for understanding the Rwandan genocide, told through the eyes of a young man. Skillfully created characters and vividly drawn setting … Continue reading

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Boat Girl: a swashbuckling read

Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love & Fiberglass by Melanie Neale My rating: 3 of 5 stars Received a galley copy from NetGalley. I was drawn to Boat Girl when I saw that it was available because I’m drawn … Continue reading

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Grateful: evening walks

Since I can no longer run, I try to walk most days, a brisk walk to get the blood moving. It’s not hard. We live in a most lovely place, ever-changing and always a delight to behold. Our favorite headland … Continue reading

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