Category Archives: Poetry

Personal poetry.

Holiday Recipes: Candy Cane Coffee Cake

INGREDIENTS 2 cups (16 ounces) sour cream 2 packages (1/4 ounce each) active dry yeast 1/2 cup warm water (110° to 115°) 1/4 cup butter, softened 1/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons salt 2 large eggs, beaten 5-1/4 to 6 cups … Continue reading

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Holiday Recipes: Candy Cane Cookies

INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter, softened 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup red-hot candies, crushed 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon (or) 1/2 teaspoon ground candy cane Red food coloring, … Continue reading

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YEG Holidays: Date Nights

Holi-Date Nights Edmonton is due for a long, cold winter and you’re going to love it. There are enough winter events and activities for Edmonton to have earned the title of being a Winter City. We embrace the cold and … Continue reading

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What Christmas Is As We Grow Older – by Charles Dickens

  This is such a stunning piece of prose. It encompasses the universal feeling of melancholy at Christmas time and teaches a great lesson whilst tugging at our heartstrings. We are all together, always. Whether we now thrive in the … Continue reading

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Welcome, December! 

  The short days filled with darkness are here and I couldn’t be happier! The dead months are the time of year I find myself thriving, creatively and emotionally. I am happiest when the only light outside is the pearlescent glow … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom: Take A Deep Breath

Our chaotic world often leaves little time for peace and small breaks from the hustle and bustle. This leaves us in a state of heightened anxiety, and increased stress. Take the time to relax. Take a moment for yourself. Life … Continue reading

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Poetry: Contradictions

Contradictions It does not matter what position your mind takes. What you think. Your mind will contradict itself a hundred times each day. You want to go. You’re desperate to stay. Your mind will believe comforting lies While also knowing … Continue reading

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