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Sunday, February 26, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
In spite of some dreary grey skies, February has been unseasonably warm, and we're seeing signs of spring everywhere. But this IS Manitoba, and we know it won't last...winter will have it's last hurrah....but we're trying not to think of that!
Monday, February 20, 2017
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Saturday, February 18, 2017
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Looking for a simple project to do with the kids? We love watching birds, and ever since we moved here, I have planned to buy a bird feeder to put up in our yard, but somehow, just never got around to it. But this year, I came across a really simple way to make a homemade bird feeder from mesh bags.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Sunday, February 12, 2017
Saturday, February 11, 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
I met Brenda Newton last year, at the Brandon Farmer's Market when I purchased some delicious grapes from her. I recently had an opportunity to talk to Brenda about her involvement with the farmer's market, as well as her many other endeavours.
Monday, February 6, 2017
Saturday, February 4, 2017
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Sixteen year old, Junior, arrived from Almas Pernambuco, Brazil on September 3/16, with a very short bucket list; he wanted to visit the Canadian Museum of Human Rights in Winnipeg, he wanted to go to a comic book store, a dollar store, a movie, and he wanted to see the Northern lights. His host family set out to complete that list and ended up doing so much more!
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
When I was a child there was a big maple tree in our yard that we spent hours playing on. My brothers hung swings from one branch that reached out across the lane. If you look closely at the photo, you can even see where the stretched out branch has been scarred by the ropes of our swings.
Another branch reached out the other direction, running along the ground and then angling up toward the sky; the perfect climbing tree.
As we grew older, it became the favorite backdrop for many family pictures. Eventually, the tree started to die, and my parents made the decision to have it removed....but those roots stretched deep, and the seeds from that maple tree had been scattered for years. The tree may be gone, but it lives on in our memories and in the many new trees it seeded.