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Loving Life in Tiny

We really enjoyed spending a few hours with Danielle & Mat last summer as they stopped on their way through the area. And it’s wonderful to see what they’ve put together here from our conversations! It’s our favorite version of … Continue reading

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Fermented Nut Cheeze Workshop!

Do you love cheese but dairy doesn’t love you? Do you have friends with dairy allergies and don’t know how to accommodate them with delicious non-dairy alternatives? Are you wanting to try being vegan but just can’t seem to let … Continue reading

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Boularderie Island Walkabout

I live on an island (Boularderie) within an island (Cape Breton). That’s a pretty unusual thing in itself. In fact, I seem to have a history of finding myself living on islands throughout my life. I was born in Montreal, … Continue reading

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Many have read this book and written about it. It was #1 on the NY Times bestseller list and is recommended reading for those involved with bioethics and other ethical issues, physicians, researchers, etc. For those unfamiliar with it, the … Continue reading

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When did the pilgrimage begin? When will it end? [An existential journey]

Ideas often come to us when we are walking our dog, Shanti – morning and evening. Two times a day we get to stretch our bodies and let our minds roam freely. We are not walking for five or six … Continue reading

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Now and Then – Then and Now – Step by Step

We often reflect on how walking the Camino helped us stay focused on the here and now and how easy it was to lose our way when not focused on the present moment. It seemed like we might only lose … Continue reading

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Holiday Raw Nog :)

Originally posted on Learning to Reawaken:
Today is my birthday 🙂 (Nicky speaking) and traditionally, I like to offer others gifts on this day. So I’ve spent quite some time this past week having fun experimenting with creating a raw…

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Tiny’s Moments of Fame

Here are links to Tiny’s moments of media fame :). It’s a bit challenging to get a message across when there’s only about 2 minutes of air time, plus we don’t get to choose what of the 2 hours of … Continue reading

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Our Call to the Universe: Who knows where we can land with Tiny?

Dear friends, friends of friends, and strangers alike 🙂 — Tiny is progressing by leaps and bounds (some of the leaping and bounding having to do with scaling the snow banks that still surround her!) Her red metal roof is … Continue reading

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Who Was My Mother?

My mother would have been 90 years old on January 18 of this year. As I walked through the woods this morning I was thinking about her quite a bit. Memories — of me; of her; of the social constructs … Continue reading

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