This is $100 worth of clothes…

Mary/ June 20, 2016

I love consignment/thrift shops. I love the thrill of the hunt. I love that I can continue my wonderful habit of wearing something different almost all the time, without breaking the bank. It’s

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Garden: Saturday Morning

Mary/ April 14, 2016

I’m sitting in the garden. It’s Saturday morning. I made it halfway out to my office, which is in my garage, out back. I’m weeping. I’m weeping because my heart is spilling over.

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Blown away by BOOM

Mary/ January 28, 2016

I’m still basking in the wonder, the sheer joy of seeing an amazing performance. Last night I saw BOOM at the Arts Club Theatre Granville Island Stage. It was fantastic. Rick Miller wrote,

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I Love My Job

Mary/ January 21, 2016

There are days when we get frustrated and have to do the tough or mundane parts of our jobs, but there are also times when everything sings… when you love what you do.

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Big Year

Mary/ December 31, 2015

So long, 2015, and thank you. You were a very big year, one of the biggest and richest years my heart has seen. Big Hearted Presence: I got to experience “walking my mother

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Good News Shoes

Mary/ December 28, 2015

I worked very hard this summer. I had two large project competitions going at the same time. Once the dust settled and they were submitted we then had to wait to hear….hear if

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Grandma’s Parcel

Mary/ December 18, 2015

As a young child, I recall the excitement of getting Grandma’s parcel in December. Usually a couple weeks before Christmas, a big box would arrive at the house. Inside were home-sewn flannelette nightgowns

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