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An Intense Weather Moment

Teaching at home means there is a window to my left.  When the students are doing work, I briefly peer out to see what is going on in my neighbourhood.  I also keep a lookout for the mailman since I … Continue reading

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Not When I Got to My Stop.

There were several candidates for Today’s Perfect Moment. I saw a Canadian actress on the subway–or I at least thought I did. I am (now) unsure as to whether I “recognized” her or just felt that I knew her from … Continue reading

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A View From The Bus Window

What you can see from the bus window varies between distorted mess on rainy days (or when no one has cleaned the bus windows for a while) to something unbelievable. It is no wonder that Today’s Perfect Moment can easily … Continue reading

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Rain vs. Chocolate: Winner Take All

  Vying for the honour of being called Today’s Perfect Moment are two finalists. One After a week of oppressive heat that had me experience Japanese summer flashbacks, we got a Noah’s Ark amount of rain. I was in my … Continue reading

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Ice and Everything After

I went out for a walk yesterday, armed  with only the camera on my phone.  It was a beautiful day, with the sun shining, and people getting back to normal after the late winter/early spring snow.  What I saw struck … Continue reading

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And Winter says “No.”

  Today’s Perfect Moment comes to you courtesy of Mother Nature. Just when I thought it was safe to put away the toque and the gloves, I wake to a lots of snow and ice.  It was a less than … Continue reading

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Snow Underfoot

Today’s Perfect Moment is a study in contrast. It is a bad moment giving way to a beautiful one. When I boarded the bus home, the snow that Bri has been looking for arrived in the form of ice pellets. … Continue reading

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