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Cait’s watercolour leaf 2011

Cait’s watercolour leaf 2011 Originally uploaded by northcoastjo Cait has had a great week at art classes learning all sorts of new techniques. The theme was bugs! I guess the grub would look better without my shadow in the background. … Continue reading

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We have had a recent outbreak of viking activity around here – no doubt inspired by our recent (repeat) watching of How To Train Your Dragon.  It hasn’t been too violent with the main focus of any raids being the … Continue reading

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birdcage beginnings

DSCF3089 Originally uploaded by northcoastjo Well it’s a start … even if it’s only a small one. There seem to be a lot of more pressing things to do during the holidays. We are already half way through which is … Continue reading

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Caramel Pie

caramel pie Originally uploaded by northcoastjo Another challenge down – the famous caramel pie. I think I was at a slight disadvantage here as I don’t really like caramel and have never actually eaten my mother-in-laws famous pie so I … Continue reading

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and so we begin again

And so the year grows old, weary with what has been. It limps along slowly towards that final day, that final hour when numbers fill the air, glasses clink and voices raise in song. And so we begin again. Not … Continue reading

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career change?

No, just crossing things off my 40 year old challenge.  Not sure what my MIL would have done without my help!!! Caitie has grabbed the christmas skirt for herself so at least I won’t have to wear it again.  No … Continue reading

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secret santa

secret santa Originally uploaded by northcoastjo Secret santa is always a bit of a gamble but this year I was lucky enough to come away with this beautiful christmas mug! It’s just the right size and the perfect way to … Continue reading

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