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About me

Gender Female
Industry Government
Occupation Urban Planner
Location Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Introduction Having turned 50 I am hoping to better appreciate the quiet pleasures of living. My husband and I share a birthday, occupations, a blended family of 6 children and Softie our Golden Retriever. My long career in planning and affordable housing has given me both great satisfaction and great frustration. This blog provides me with an outlet to explore my creative side. Enjoy!!
Interests My family, our dog Softie, quilting, fabric accumulation, cooking, photography, walks in the neighbourhood, travel, reading and dreaming
Favorite Movies Hamlet - Kenneth Branagh version, The Big Chill, Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Favorite Music Celtic, Christmas Carols, James Taylor and Carole King, Carly Simon, soundtrack from the Big Chill, Bonnie Rait, Barbara Streisand, Peggy Lee, KD Lang
Favorite Books The Secret Garden, Miss Flower and Miss Happiness, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Anne of Green Gables, The Joy of Cooking, Cooking with Paul Boscuse, anything by Nigella Lawson, biographies, quilting books, Compassionate Landscape by Humphrey Carver, Sense of Place by Tony Hiss