Muffin Musings and a Recipe

I baked muffins today. Due to years of practice, I am a fairly confident cook. I am not too intimidated by very many recipes, yet muffins give me pause. Every time I make an attempt to bake muffins, I recall the voice of my high school Home Economics teacher. She announced, “These muffins have TUNNELS!”…

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A Sign That It’s Time to Lighten Up

A sign that life has become too serious is when I go through my days with my head down, focused on completing the tasks at hand. Not everything has to be so serious, I remind myself. In fact, I might miss seeing something fun or quirky or absurd if I don’t look up now and…

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Little Free Library: A Neighbourhood Gem

Nothing pleases an avid reader more than access to an abundance of books. Personal collections, book stores, thrift shops, garage sales, libraries, even e-books — all are welcome sources to those afflicted with ‘book-itis’. This time of year, a stack of paperbacks and a shady outdoor spot to read without interruption is the ultimate summertime…

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