Summertime Old-School

Posted by: Barbara Grant


Thursday, June 29, 2017


I am laying in bed listening to the sound of the rain on the roof. I can hear the kids stirring lazily nearby. I’m looking forward to my morning coffee, sitting on the screened in porch, looking at the lake. The day has no commitments save to prepare some simple meals with friends and family. Life doesn’t get any better than this.

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Movement as meditation.

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Monday, May 29, 2017


I am a stressed-out, harried mother with what feels like two full-time jobs: running a small and growing business and running a small and growing family. Most days it’s all I can do to stay on top of my varied and many tasks and at least try to keep a creative eye on the future.

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5 Ways to Lighten up for Spring

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Monday, April 24, 2017


Spring is finally here. The sun is shining, the blossoms are peaking and the promise of summer is in the air. The streets are coming alive as the warm weather draws us out of our homes and onto patios and into parks.

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Turn off and tune in.

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Monday, February 27, 2017


Our phones and devices are amazing. They do pretty much anything and soon will do almost everything. There is an app for every activity we could possibly need. We can track our steps, our exercise and our calories. We can look up a recipe in the spice aisle of the grocery store or book a flight to Faroe Islands while in the bath. We can text anyone anytime and our friends and family can always reach us. We need never miss the latest political maelstrom or celebrity gossip. Work is always at our fingertips. Hand-held technology has revolutionized our lives and it is amazing

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14 Ways to Love your Heart

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Friday, January 27, 2017


It’s February and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Valentine’s Day gives us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate love and to show the ones we love how much we care about them. It doesn’t have to be a big production. Often the smallest gesture can make a huge difference: a night off from cooking for your wife, a phone call to your dad, a visit with your neighbour. Such gestures speak volumes.

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