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Monthly archives for October, 2015

TJP … what’s it all about Alfie?

TJP … what’s it all about Alfie?

I saw this walking in the woods today. It stopped me in my tracks. A hunk of tree that’s clearly been lying around for awhile. I was struck by both its simplicity and its complexity. While on that walk, I thought back to The July Project and how it was both simple and complex. A […]

Day 31 … BLUE MOON Drumming

Day 31 … BLUE MOON Drumming

Couldn’t be a better way to bring closure to The July Project: grab a friend (Belle Hatfield), head up to Clare for dinner, then attend the BLUE MOON Drumming event at Colette Valotaire Thibodeau’s home on the Maxwellton Road in Meteghan River. Who knew that what seemed to be simple evening would turn out to […]

Day 30 … after midnight

Day 30 … after midnight

  It’s a few minutes after midnight. Less  than four hours ago I was in a church listening to a Boxwood concert. Right now I’m driving aimlessly around Yarmouth. I’m on the prowl to see what I can see between now and 6 a.m. Colleague Melanie Chambers is doing the same thing in Toronto. We’ve […]

Day 30 … Before Midnight

Day 30 … Before Midnight

  It’s a balmy Thursday night; we’re sitting in the Bay View Baptist Church in Port Maitland. The church, built in 1893, has simple yet understated Gothic features. I love how the seats are rounded in a semi-circular fashion. Feels “homey” rather that “churchy.” It looks like a full house has gathered to hear Boxwood. […]