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I think it’s kind of funny

Had a little fun with some modeling clay last night. This head took about two and a half hours. It’s funny though, like with painting, I really don’t notice time passing while I’m sculpting. On the funny front our son … Continue reading

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Xmas is coming

Xmas is coming. This is most obvious due to the plethora of Cyber-Monday advertisements and the Black Friday advertisements on the web. Our daughter has only one Xmas wish this year which will set me back a little over $500.00 … Continue reading

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Holiday schedule

Having fun with modeling clay. I’m planning on using modeling clay to create and light things or scenes I want to draw. Models will allow me to light them the way I want and see how the shadows would cast. … Continue reading

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Let nothing you dismay

Our daughter is home from hospital from Xmas Eve to the 27th which made Xmas celebrations complete as far as immediate family was concerned. My sister Sandra was working not far from our house so after Xmas dinner we went … Continue reading

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More colour to life

Our daughter went back to the hospital yesterday for a few days. She will be out over Xmas though so the family will be together. I can’t stand Xmas in hospitals. The staff does their best, as do the volunteers, … Continue reading

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When leaves hang trembling

With every gust of wind, the butterfly changes its place on the willow. – Matsuo Basho Our daughter is scheduled to be allowed home from hospital on Friday. We will see how it goes. Fingers are crossed. Seven and a … Continue reading

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A fiddler’s bitch

“Keep crawling forward and roll. Keep crawling forward and roll in case he’s still moving.” That’s all our daughter remembers after possibly being hit by a drunk driver on Xmas night. It is qualified as possibly because she does not … Continue reading

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Xmas season has started.

Took a little time today to put up and decorate the tree while watching the tail end of Scrooged then How The Grinch Stole Christmas then Prancer. Not a very productive day but it was a good day.

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Remembering Xmas 2013

The secret to Xmas is the moment remembered. It’s strange how we mark time. If time exists then it certainly seems to fly. Time flies at different speeds depending on what is happening and how old we are. I wonder … Continue reading

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Scarcely seems possible

That it has almost been a year since Lynn’s death scarcely seems possible. This exact date last year the doctor at the West Island Palliative Care Residence met with me to explain how things were going to go – it … Continue reading

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