Category Archives: fall colours

A Leaf to Inspire

My students seemed very anxious about the winter this week. Though I sometimes paint evil pictures of shoulder high snowdrifts and temperatures which come close to absolute zero for students who come from tropical countries, I don’t want them to … Continue reading

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A Bit of Fresh Air

Last weekend, it looked like winter was a foregone conclusion. This past weekend, it looked like summer was mounting a comeback. The truth is that evidence of autumn is all around us. The colours are beautiful and they need to … Continue reading

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September Morning

I’ve missed a few rides lately. Last weekend the temperature was 4 degrees. The other times coincided with something I either had to do or wanted to do. Keeping that in mind, and knowing that the temperature was changing quite … Continue reading

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What a Gorgeous Day

I was so productive this morning that I left later than usual for the bus. Though later than usual, I was certain I wouldn’t be late for my actual job.  It was with this, rare, relaxed feeling about my mid … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Blogging about Thanksgiving can be a bit hard. I’ve written posts about being thankful.  I’ve written posts about why Canadians celebrate in October rather than November–we want to avoid turkey induced comas two months in a row.  I am sure … Continue reading

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In Need of Warmth

It’s been a little while since I have seen you. You’ve been hiding.  I knew you were there, but I didn’t feel the need to bother you.  I am glad you were there, but I was also quite happy to … Continue reading

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Free Stuff! (Really)

So, Saturday had a lucky moment or two.  While it is small, I think every victory or reward is worth celebrating, reflecting on, and ultimately blogging about.  So here it is. I went to the hardware store to pick up … Continue reading

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What Happened?

If you read about my summer day in October, you might have wondered how it all turned out.  Well, basically, by the time the evening rolled around the rain had started and the temperatures had fallen.  By the next day, … Continue reading

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Tales of a Warm Person

One of the things you may not know about me is that I am pretty warm. That is to say, my internal and external temperature is warm.  I might also have a warm personality, but that is probably only on … Continue reading

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Autumn is Coming!

We had to endure the slogan “Winter is coming!” earlier this year. Well, more ominously, Autumn is coming.  How do I know this?  Well, the picture above says it all.  Leaves are already changing and some are even falling to … Continue reading

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