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Nowhere Special

Hot with a glorious breeze. Rosé on the deck in the shade. Sublime quiet, though on the other side of town it’s Caribana, with a million people celebrating Caribbean culture for the first time since

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summer pleasures

Well, the Pope sort of came through and sort of didn’t. Or majorly didn’t. But it was a start, a big start at acknowledging the hideous harm done by the Catholic church to Indigenous peoples

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watching Thursday’s Jan. 6 hearing

Just back from the Saturday farmer’s market – wild blueberries, cherries, the first corn, and mostly meat from the Mennonite butchers including back bacon for bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwiches (with tons of mayo) and

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The Green Planet

We are all praying that tonight the Jan. 6 committee bangs a giant nail into the coffin of Evil Agent Orange.  Please God. Finish him the @#$# off! It’s hot. My zucchini have blossom end

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Writing in the garden

Yesterday, for the Write in the Garden event, the most perfect weather all day: mild and sunny. Today, rain for the parched garden. Thank you universe for getting the weather right, at least for the

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – superb!

Lucky camper here. Home yesterday from 3 days at Ruth’s cottage, and all over again, I understand why cottages are so important to Canadians. We never had one, almost never even went to one during

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About Beth

I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

Some Blogs I Follow

Chris Walks
This blog evolves. It once was about travels. Now it’s a reason to be at the keyboard that I value.

Theresa Kishkan
Theresa Kishkan is a writer living on the Sechelt Peninsula on the west coast of Canada.

I walk on. With my feet, and in my mind as well.

Carrie Snyder
Wherever you’ve come from, wherever you’re going, consider this space a place for reflection and pause.


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