Food for Creative Thought: Twain Austen

I chose my ‘name’ intentionally. Well, not my given name. That was given to me. I wasn’t named after Mother Teresa, but I like to refer to her when I’m introducing myself. I, a home educating mother of four, a Mother, named Teresa…I always qualify, “just not so saintly”. And I’m not amusing myself —…

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rural Canadian living: la dolce vita!

I have a friend who aspires to Paris life. She’s the sophisticated sash around her neck, smelling gorgeous, hair coiffed and white wool pea coat wearer in winter. She married an aspiring off-grid hunter. He likes cutting swaths on lonely trails so he can kneel behind scotch pine trees and wait for the doe prancing in the…

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