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Anne Boulton
Northern Ontario
A girl who thinks, does, makes, learns.
Interests: Urban-gardening, bike-riding, thought-making, plant-watering, day-dreaming, screenplay-writing, community-loving girl who has decided that simple is better and creative is necessary.
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I'd love a pair! Thanks!
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Posted Aug 14, 2014 at Greenboots
You are lovely and the bathtub is crazy nice!
Toggle Commented Jul 2, 2013 on postcards from Vermont at SouleMama
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Thank you D:)
Toggle Commented Apr 20, 2013 on This Bird Has Flown: Robin Wood II at Greenboots
Thanks Joni! Browse away! I did the same for yours and was met with pictures from paradise--your place is spectacular, particularly from the end-of-February, northern Canadian vantage point! Thanks for posting:)
Toggle Commented Mar 1, 2013 on The Runner at Greenboots
Our film premiers tonight at Cinefest International Film Festival, and while both John and I are pleased to see the process through, we understand that it's a small part of something bigger. What we are happiest for, though, is to see Jim and his family, and my family, and the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at Greenboots
That's how long it's been since I've dropped in on my blog. Who knows how long it would have taken me to return ashore--if it wasn't for Ms. Alexie's kind note of "come back we miss you" I may have been caught up for another month or more. So this... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2012 at Greenboots
Didn't Roald say it best? It's true that the people I most want to be around are generally productive and happy. They get things done, you know? They contribute. Yesterday we went on the most brilliant--BRILLIANT--music tour this city has ever offered. EVER. This event, held in places that, despite... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2012 at Greenboots
Man alive, there's nothing I love more than spending time at camp. I try to get up more than once a year, to feel time slip away. At Sugar, we measure time in segments of activity: a block spent eating might lead to a block spent swimming, might lead to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2012 at Greenboots
Who knew it could be so easy to domesticate an animal. All it takes is a consistent supply of food and a reasonable amount of trust. After Robin Rood flew onto the back of our cat, I knew his days would be numbered if we didn’t reintegrate him into the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2012 at Greenboots
The Tale of Robin Wood takes a surprising turn as the young fledgling develops a strong sense of self and some decently splayed tail feathers. It’s been a whole week, and this bird ain’t shy for nothin’. His parents have given him up to our care; he is clearly thriving... Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2012 at Greenboots
It started with the soccer ball escaping down the hill towards the wood pile. Or maybe it began with the neighbour calling to complain about that precarious branch. Or perhaps it was when the arborists arrived and sawed off the impending limb. Whatever it was and however it began, the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at Greenboots
Where it never rains. This will be Bus's first visit to camp. Shooting, ATV riding, boating, fishing, birding, swimming, eating. We may just decide to hunker down and squat. Have a great weekend, whatever you do. Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2012 at Greenboots
Oh, man. This one was good. The best yet. The River and Sky Festival's fourth year was held on the shores of the Oxbow River, with the Sturgeon River just a bike ride away. It was fairly reminiscent of last year's location, in some way, but smaller. More intimate. More... Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2012 at Greenboots
We've got another bed transformed, dontcha know. From a drooping, grappling mess of a bed, to a peerless bed of form and beauty. But let's back up a notch. Here's one of the ol' place when we first bought her. No spade had even entered the ground! You can hardly... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2012 at Greenboots
I grew up visiting my grandparent's cottage on four-mile island on the upper French River for years. Built by my father, my grandfather and my uncle, the cottage was set high upon the smooth rock and angled just so to take advantage of the setting sun. From our vantage on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2012 at Greenboots
There are just so many things to get lovelified. This lovely flippin' bird's nest got this tree's groove on. Damn, nest! And this summer backyard barbeque? Frickin' lovely. These book covers? I'll be damned if they aren't lovely. Wish I'd made them. I sure as hell will want to read... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at Greenboots
Imagine yourself: it's a hazy pink summer dusk and you're watering your plenteous hanging tomatoes with grandma's glavanized can. The only sound is the drip of excess water pooling at your bare feet and the intermittent cry of the white-throated sparrow. Suddendly, tires screech, and you're surrounded by by-law enforcers... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Greenboots
there's no mistaking it. Billy John and Szabo are kin. And sometimes it's not the cut of the jib or the shade of the orb. Sometimes it's the swivel of the cadera, the thrust in the hips. In this pic, Billy's daughter Mazz is just a turkey bird. A wee... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2012 at Greenboots
really nice looks--and their website boasts so much more. Cool designs!
Toggle Commented Jun 23, 2012 on SouleMama Sponsor ~ Ace & Jig at SouleMama
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I think I inadvertently revealed the front yard in the last post, when what I meant to do was a Before and After thing. It's good to have perspective, and even if I do repeat myself in pictures, here is the process, from the beginning until the end: Last November,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2012 at Greenboots
Nice work!!
Toggle Commented Jun 19, 2012 on in wool! at SouleMama
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Gonna kick it root down, duh. 'Specially when you're putting in a row of black cedars as a living fence. That's precisely what's been going on down here for the past few days--among other seasonal projects. We started by diggin a hole twice the size of the pot, which was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2012 at Greenboots
Been thinking about beauty of late. Kinfolk has no shortage in their covers, but it's all so manufactured that is has rendered the content itself an ironic version of the intended product. Kind of like the girl who can't stop reading mormon housewife blogs, because of the impossibly cute and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2012 at Greenboots
This we know: He ain't no slowpoke. His albatross is a dying man's wish. His shorts are revealing. Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2012 at Greenboots