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Wednesday, 11 January 2017 16:33

Relighting paradise

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I have a plan. I’m going to tap the thermostat up to “Caribbean,” suspend a dozen light therapy lamps like solar panels from my living room ceiling, change into a sun frock, pry open a beach chair, and lie upon it.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016 10:51

Missing home this Christmas season

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It was the winter of 1993. Dean and I (for he was not yet Chefhusband) had coaxed his elderly orange Volkswagon Rabbit over Roger’s Pass, en route from Kelowna to Winnipeg, where we’d spent my first ever Christmas with his family.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 15:43

Christmas in July in December

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After a day spent touring the Points East Circle Drive on Prince Edward Island, on a warm evening in July, we make our way to Charlottetown, where our hotel room smells funny.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 14:28

Jam and bread go together ...

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There’s a not-unwelcome chill in the air as I drive out of the city and into vegetable country.

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