Category Archives: spirit

The Battle of the Windmill

Morgan and I visited this historic site on Saturday.  It looks like a lighthouse now, but it was a windmill in 1838.  The site of a battle between two different ideologies: British patriots and anti-British rebels.  On November 12, 1838 … Continue reading

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Celebration of Mother Nature…

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Happy May Day

Happy May!  While many of us will acknowledge the beginning of another month, our ancestors would have seen this as a very special time indeed. The Celts called this time Beltane: the sun or fire festival, in Germany it is … Continue reading

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The Temple of Sharon-Innovation in Architecture

I am drawn to architecture: the height of a column, the bend of a Gothic arch, the curve of a vault.   There is something more than simply the design that makes a space  majestic: it is the material used, the … Continue reading

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At a Crossroads

My love for Hales Cottage is like a passionate love affair:  one week I want to say “enough is enough, I can’t take this anymore- I must let you go.” Then other weeks I think I can’t bear to break … Continue reading

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