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About amy j

temporarily retired at 32, motivating myself to get off the sofa with a series of challenges...

C4: Days 20-23

Introducing Neon the Duck-Billed PLAIDypus. He’s Jasper’s new best friend (I’ve never witnessed the dog snuggling with a cuddly toy rather than trying to kill it before), and is very partial to cheese.

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C4: Day 19 – Beachball

My balancing skills are legendary…. (photoshop skills need some work though! 😉 )

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C4: Day 18 – Feet

A creative use for my toes today, fishing for mussels. Sadly these beauties are fresh water zebra mussels, which are apparently an invasive species from Europe that have taken over Canadian waters. Shame they aren’t edible as you wouldn’t need … Continue reading

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C4: Day 17 – Superheroes

A rare sighting here of the superhero who has been roaming the neighbourhood of late. Apparently a placid Patterdale Terrier got into a little scuffle with a rabid racoon and woke up the next morning with strange super powers and … Continue reading

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C4:Day 16 – Hipsters

Apparently it is currently hip to put birds on stuff, if the craft fayre we attended last weekend wasn’t proof enough of this fad (I think it was only the cupcakes that were free of feathered-friends, there’s a free idea!), … Continue reading

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C4: Day 14 – Picnic

I don’t need an excuse, I love dining Al Fresco. So this evening boiled a few eggs,made flatbreads, and knocked up a pasta salad. Dinner on the island nearby, all the more successful as we managed to avoid sitting in … Continue reading

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C4: Day 13 – Einstein

“Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. “ Charcoal sketch on envelope. Looking slightly more like the Queen mother with a moustache than Einstein. Oops.

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