Discipline Through Doing

Discipline Through Doing

We are now on Day 28 and I can hardly believe it. I accepted this 30 day blog challenge with hesitation not because I couldn't do it. I mean coming up with things to say wasn’t that hard and the mechanics of actually writing every day was doable but I think was scared me the most was the day in and day out of writing every single day and being accountable to a group of people. I said I would do this challenge and I wanted to see it through and stick to my word.

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New York New York

New York New York

We flew to New York  a few years ago and stayed in the Chelsea District and absolutely loved it. The food is amaaaazing and in the 10 days we were there we actually had way more eateries to try but ran out of time.

We fell in love with  the Chelsea Market. The hot cocoa I had there was the richest and most divine I’d ever had in my life.  The atmosphere was  cozy with lots of brick and earthen colours.  It was  a great place to people watch.

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Mind Blowing Way to Take Macro Photos with an iPhone

Mind Blowing Way to Take Macro Photos with an iPhone

To all of my American friends “Happy July 4th” I hope you have a great day.

As I’m Canadian we had our celebration on July 1st and instead of going downtown to watch the fireworks which is what we’ve done in the past, we hiked a mountain. Problem is there are way too many people and it’s mobbed in the city. You have to take the bus and down and there are so many people on there.

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You Big Ole Beautiful Soul

You Big Ole Beautiful Soul

This is the second version as I write through tears because I lost that moment of the first draft when my browser decided to quit and I lost everything I had written.  It was a moment I can’t get back but through tears I choose to write it again in the hopes that this version will be even better because of it.

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Through Her Eyes

Through Her Eyes

As some of you know, I have a teaching degree which I received from the University of Victoria.  I’ve had many great experiences with children but after my degree I had the opportunity to work as a teacher’s assistant with a special needs child. Now why would I want to do this when I was a teacher? Well I wanted to work in the background and work one on one with a student. I had not worked with a special needs child before but I had worked at a deaf camp as a teenager and had studied Sign Language.

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DIY Saturday - Make a Bunting

DIY Saturday - Make a Bunting

’m a huge fan of “Downton Abbey” and have watched every episode. I love the clothes, the era, the acting, the scenery, the characters, the history. I’ve loved Lady Mary since Season 1 (Cybil was also wonderful but of course I didn’t get to enjoy her long enough). Back to Lady Mary… her acting is superb and the way she carries herself is so elegant. I have to say I haven’t liked her as much in later seasons because she seems to be a “Debbie downer” and not very nice to her sister Edith but I understand parts of her character.

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