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soeurs du jour
ontario, canada
two sisters two cities two photos two opinions - every day
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notwithstanding that passover begins on monday night and that there are a multitude of tasks requiring my attention, i am still sitting at my desk watching the snow melt, albeit slowly, but melting it is. i am an armchair photographer.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2013 at soeurs du jour
i've been out and about most of the day everyone is talking did you hear? it's going to snow....again maybe 15 or 20 cm that's almost 8 inches what the hell? last year on this day i was wearing a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2013 at soeurs du jour
Posted Mar 17, 2013 at soeurs du jour
Seriously, the best. Although maybe I should have put the drill bits before the stuffing. xo Kath Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2013 at soeurs du jour
shout out to andy and frank best kitchen staff ever. xo margie Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2013 at soeurs du jour
"Everything he’d seen had been unimaginably different from the dry, dour streets of home, and to his surprise he was not sorry in the slightest. He was smitten by the beguiling otherness of it all. And so began my grandfather’s... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2013 at soeurs du jour
Day two, settled in. We left Ottawa at 2:00 am on Saturday morning in order to catch our 7:15 am flight to Montego Bay. The mother of all snow storms was passing through making terrible conditions for a road trip.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2013 at soeurs du jour
In Grade 8 I took art from Mr. McMaster at Sir Winston Churchill School. It was the first time I had been exposed to a dedicated art class. I had black paper and white paint. I remember painting sticks and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2013 at soeurs du jour
We read this book by Jen Lancaster for Blogher Book Club. I will never get that time back. Just don't. Beyond awful, eighties, chick lit, mean girl, time travel. Stay away from this book, it is soooo not for us.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2013 at soeurs du jour
we are just coming out of a very cold week, 41 below celsius with the wind, and that was during the day! that's 41 below farenheit as well. crazy crazy cold. my socks. static electricity from the dry air. our... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2013 at soeurs du jour
We are supposed to be blogging more, or so we say. Instead, we knit and then text about how much we are knitting. Today I set my knitting down and saw this. Ordinary Magic. Thank you Kelly for reminding us... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2013 at soeurs du jour
it is no secret that the soeurs are both in our respective beds more than we are out. kath recovering from surgery, me nursing the flu. we spend our days talking by text or facetime, napping, reading, napping and talking... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2013 at soeurs du jour
This is a perfect book to read at the start of the New Year. Like Margie, I spend a lot of time looking and not a lot of time doing. "The Willpower Instinct" by Kelly McGonigal is a great no-nonsense... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2013 at soeurs du jour
the start to 2013 was derailed by a cold bug and even though the dust settled on 2012 a week ago, i am only now uploading my december photos. a highlight was having our two small boys sleeping over all... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2013 at soeurs du jour
I am still in bed at 10:00 am. Last night was rough, insomnia combined with crazy dreams and lingering pain have left me drained today. I had my surgery eighteen days ago and have hit that point where I alternate... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2013 at soeurs du jour
I wrote a very long post, I somehow moved away from the document without saving it and I have been sitting too long to recreate it - I shall give you the short simple list Grateful Happy Barry's Birthday today... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2012 at soeurs du jour
xo margie and kath Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2012 at soeurs du jour
that's what we say when we wish someone good luck. we twirl the fingers of one hand above the person's head and say pooh pooh. photo courtesy of woodley wonderworks kath pooh pooh have a good surgery tomorrow!! xo margie Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at soeurs du jour
There are no words for the pain in the world today. I felt compelled to paint last night, flight of angels.... xo Kath Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2012 at soeurs du jour
busy times we have studio space with twelve talented artists and i was encouraged to participate in a recent gallery show. yes, those photos up there are mine. cold weather inspires my cooking, a recent brunch for some of the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2012 at soeurs du jour
Hats. Small and big. Soon I will have lots of time to knit. I have to have major abdominal (lady type) surgery. December 18th and then six to eight weeks recovery. I wonder if I will use up all my... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2012 at soeurs du jour
"An introspective fill-in-the-blank that helps readers reflect on their past, evaluate the present, and dream for the future." It is a widely known fact that these sisters love journals, notebooks, e-courses that help us learn more about ourselves - this... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2012 at soeurs du jour
if i started with the excuses for our consistent non-posting on this blog, you'd still be reading them next tuesday. i cycled through all of mine and decided that i didn't have any legitimate excuses so i will spare you... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2012 at soeurs du jour
Blogher and Penguin Publishing sent me this book (and the first in the Crossfire series as well). I thought the review was due at the beginning of November so I rushed through both books. I had read "Fifty Shades of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2012 at soeurs du jour
I remember when she said to me, "Listen, it will not become a knitting blog". I said, "Okay." I knew how she felt about knitting and now she knits. And I love it because now I can post my knitting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2012 at soeurs du jour