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by Tania Carriere

August 02, 2020

I am lingering in the memory of what it feels like to be held.

This time of physical distancing has felt cruel to me; I miss the feeling of someone leaning into me, and I into them, our synchronizing breath connecting us in a symbiotic heartbeat.

I read recently of neighbours who were tying beautiful red ribbons around large tree trunks to remind those of us sitting in longing that the trees are there,… READ MORE

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by Eric Alan

July 11, 2020

Local blue jays have discovered a forest nesting site they love: under our deck, on top of the floodlights by our basement door. It isn’t what we thought the lights were for, but I celebrate creative survival. Imagination is a great inventor. Repurposing is a beautiful art form.

 

I watch for the jays’ annual arrival. It’s hardly stealthy, given their raucous voices. While constructing their nest, though,… READ MORE

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by Tania Carriere

June 27, 2020

I wrote the following blog 2 years ago. The topic of being LOST seems relevant today. Everything from the discourse around me to my daily routine has changed. I am hopeful for the future that we will co-create through the deep respect and honouring of one another and our planet, and yet, the road there seems uncertain, and at times, I feel lost. I reread the wisdom that the cobble streets of Italy gave me years ago,… READ MORE

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