Category Archives: Memories

A Box of Buttons

I’ve been a cross stitcher for many years.  I think I did my first (stamped) piece some time around 1991 or 1992, and very quickly afterwards moved on to counted cross stitch.  I tried regular embroidery a few times, but … Continue reading

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Ancient Land of Mystery

My obsession with Ancient Egypt dates back to grade school. I remember that a friend was studying Ancient Egypt in her grade 4 class, while my class was studying something else. I asked my teacher if I could do an … Continue reading Continue reading

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Float Soap

Ivory – The soap that floats. These words caught my eye as I was cleaning the bathroom the other day. I rarely pay attention to which brand of bar soap I buy, picking up whatever is cheapest. But lately I … Continue reading Continue reading

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Growing Pains Revisited

I have recently heard from a few old high school friends. (I promise I will respond soon, guys!) When I received the first email, my immediate reaction was “How the heck did they find my blog?!” It’s not that I’m … Continue reading Continue reading

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Video Store Memories

I was thinking of submitting an entry in The Zeroboss’s Blogging for Books, but I haven’t been able to come up with any really bad work experiences. Well, expect for what I’ve been going through, but that is more a … Continue reading Continue reading

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Memories of Hamilton

My trip back to Hamilton, earlier this week, was a bit of a difficult thing. I suppose when you live in a town for a long time, you don’t really see all the changes that go on. But when you … Continue reading Continue reading

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Lily of the Valley

Yesterday morning I walked over to the library to pick up my reserve of Neal Stephenson’s Quicksilver. (An excellent book, by the way, if you happen to like scientific science-fiction set in the past.) The gardens along my walking route … Continue reading Continue reading

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