Monthly Archives: October 2012

Lemons, Poppy Seeds and “Let Me Make Cake”!

I am taking huge liberties with the title today – but I am baking cakes today and it just seemed to work!  One lemon layer cake and one lemon poppy-seed pound cake!  We are going to be the ones eating cake … Continue reading

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A Chicken Soup Kind of Day

It is definitely a Chicken Soup kind of day.  Dreary, wet and gray.  Sophie is still sleeping – she doesn’t much like rain! On the stove is some homemade Chicken Vegetable and Barley soup for lunch – it is burbling cheerfully … Continue reading

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A New Walk – and it Only Took Twenty Years to Find! LOL!!

I have lived in Nanaimo for almost 20 years and have just discovered a wonderful new (OLD) walk! Westwood Lake Park has been here fore-ever – since 1957 I think.  We swim there every summer, but we have never walked … Continue reading

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Brilliant Fall Day

Saturday morning was full of brilliant Sunshine and brisk breezes at Neck Point!  There were ducks at the pond and cormorants posturing on the rocks.  People and dogs were all out walking and enjoying the sunshine after a dreary week … Continue reading

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Final Fruits and Flowers of the Fall – A Celebration

Over the last couple of weeks I have been collecting pictures of the last few flowers and fruits of the fall. This time of year is my favorite – the crispness of the air – the clarity of the skies … Continue reading

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All About the Knit

This week I am writing patterns for the knitting I did last week and I have started an eternity scarf for the store. At the store we got in some great yarn yesterday.  One yarn was from Queensland Collection, a … Continue reading

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A Fine Week

I was off work last week.  I took some time to knit (how surprising) and take some different walks.  I had wanted to go to Knit City in Vancouver – but family obligations took that time. But it was still … Continue reading

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