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The Door to Discovery

I just pried apart… with great difficulty and determination… a TIMEX watch from the sixties. Waterproof, shockproof, wife proof, it had survived in a box of interesting junk in the back of my husband’s top dresser drawer. I want to … Continue reading

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A Way to Speak

Roger Ebert has died. I always listened to Siskel and Ebert doing their movie reviews together, and frequently visited his blog and the archived reviews.  Like Christopher Hitchens, he spent his last years dealing with catastrophic illness that destroyed his … Continue reading

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Meditation for the New Year

Insights and Intuitions: Twenty-Five Images for a Trip Down Memory Lane Ellen Collington, 2007 Free motion machine embroidery on creme silk, mounted on velvet prepared for the 25th anniversary challenge of the Hamilton Quilters Guild Tonight we are planning to … Continue reading

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Archie and the Pogues

Faith, Family, Food, Festivities, Finances… miss even one of these and your Fun may be… no I won’t say it. I promise not to be cynical. But do watch these for a reality check! Christmas day at the Bunkers from  … Continue reading

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If Music Be the Food of Love, Play On

The Hamilton Conservatory of the Arts hosted a concert yesterday of Shoshana Teller playing  the complete Bach keyboard partitas… a lovely way to spend Sunday afternoon! Listening to all six, played brilliantly one after another, was both exhilarating and exhausting, … Continue reading

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My City of Ruins

“My City of Ruins” is a 2000 song written and performed by Bruce Springsteen. Images and discussions of the destruction left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy have saturated the media and our awareness all this week. Anything I could … Continue reading

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Renovation 4… Stormy Weather?

Hurricane Sandy so huge it will impact Ontario to the Maritimes, forecasters say Forecasters have already started calling Hurricane Sandy a Frankenstorm.  While it’s too early to predict accurately, the latest computer models suggest powerful gusts and heavy downpours are … Continue reading

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