17 Thoughts as the Year Draws Nigh

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Thursday, December 7, 2017


I love the Holiday season. I love everything about it. I know it can be a lot of hustle and bustle but I’ve always felt it’s worth it. Of course not everyone celebrates Christmas but it still seems there is a week or so that everything feels festive and at least a couple days where the world shutters down. I love that time, connecting with friends and family, revving down, feeling grateful.

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Anatomy of a Busy Life

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Thursday, November 2, 2017


Suddenly, life is really busy again. After spending over a month laying low, recuperating and healing from a concussion (thank you all so much for your well wishes and kind thoughts), life is speeding up.

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There’s never a good time to get hit by a car.

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Monday, October 2, 2017


I had an unfortunate experience a few weeks ago. In the middle of a busy workday, amidst a very busy month, I left the studio to attend am meeting. I was walking on the sidewalk and out of nowhere, I was struck from behind by a car.

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The Return to Routine

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Sunday, September 3, 2017


I love the fall. I love the change in the light and the cool crispness in the air, the fresh produce and the colours. But the thing I love most about fall is the return to routine.

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10 Ways to Make Summer Last

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Monday, July 31, 2017


My summer holidays have officially started. Ahead of me is one month of me time, family time, down time. But oh how quickly summertime flies to the bittersweet twilight of Labour Day.

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