Category Archives: Around Toronto

Wedding Bells Will Ring

There are a handful of events in a child’s life that can make a parent giddy with anticipation.  Marriage is one of them. As the days tick down to son #1’s wedding in June, that’s exactly how I’m feeling, so … Continue reading

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Church of the Redeemer

There is a tiny church on Bloor St in downtown Toronto, dwarfed by the high-rises around it.  My attention is always drawn to it whenever I’m in the area, and yet I don’t know why exactly it’s held such appeal … Continue reading

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Take Me To The Chapel

Several weeks ago another blogger, Rebel Girl, introduced me to a book called Top 150 Unusual Things to See in Ontario by Ron Brown. I’ve been seduced in the past by the promise of similarly titled books, only to be … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons – Year 4

I’m back for a 4th year of Changing Seasons – a monthly blogging event that celebrates the changes in our world throughout the year. Depending on where you live, weather certainly can play a huge part in those changes, but … Continue reading

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I Love November

For the first time in two years, Gilles and I are on vacation, and this month’s Changing Seasons post is being sent to you while I’m on the road. Greetings from Greece! I could fill this entire post with the … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Tropics

When you think of Canada (which hopefully you do at least once in a while), do images of white sandy beaches, tropical temperatures, and palm trees come to mind?  In October? Apparently for the producers of the TV series, Designated … Continue reading

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I Hear Voices

         

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Consider Yourself Warned

My meager offering for today’s Thursday Doors is a single gate I found leading to a property backing onto an urban trail I was traveling a few weeks ago. It ticked all the right buttons – a door (of sorts), … Continue reading

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Searching For Inspiration

I’ve been MIA for the past couple of weeks.  I wish I had a good story to tell – or even a bad story – but I have nothing to account for my absence, except simple inertia. Today I was … Continue reading

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August In The Rearview Mirror

What happened to August?  One minute it was July and then in the blink of an eye, I found myself staring down the last handful of days in August.  I’m not ready for summer to be over so quickly. This … Continue reading

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