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365 Days of Self Portraits: Days 64 – 70

In an effort to gain self confidence and deal with body image issues still remaining after my weight loss, I decided to take part in a 365 project focusing on self portraits.  My hopes are that after a year of taking a photo of myself ever day, that I will …

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Canada-October 2012

A week after we returned from France it was already time for me to leave for a month in Canada!  I went home on my own so that we could save my husband’s vacation days for things on this side of the pond and I could just go and chill …

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Where Have You Been?!

So I’ve been getting a few mails asking where the heck I am and why I haven’t been at least doing my monthly updates.  Well, I’m still alive and everything is great… so please don’t worry!   I’ve just been incredibly busy! Doing what?  Well… In September my husband and I …

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You May Live in the Maritimes IF…

People often ask me what it’s like to live in Canada, and that’s a very difficult answer.  There are things you can say that generally apply to all of Canada, like the people speak English or love hockey, but when it comes down to day to day life and the …

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The Partial Canadian

I was working on this photo from Canada today and I found myself sort of amused because in a way it represents who I am right now.  Proudly Canadian but with a piece missing, the piece of me that belongs to the Netherlands now. Strange how certain things pop into …

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Canadian Beauty – “Over Home”

I still haven’t finished working on my photos from Canada.  I took so many, and I hadn’t even finished working on the ones from France yet either.  I am way behind but I will catch up soon enough.  Here are some I have done already.  I miss the beauty of …

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Expat Limbo – Google Maps Style

There are two questions I get asked every single time I’m talking to someone here in the Netherlands and tell them I’m from Canada… Do you find it very different here compared to where you come from? Which do you like better?

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Canadian by Association

Thanks to my friend Candee, the dogs are celebrating Canada Day in style! She has her own dog grooming business and gave us these cute Canada Day bandanas for the dogs to wear to show their pride!  It’s a pity she didn’t live closer because I’d definitely go to her …

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Oh..Canada

After almost 11 years living in another country, it still amazes me how deeply I still love Canada.  Especially the east coast.  Nova Scotia is my home, Cape Breton Island holds a piece of my heart and is part of who I am like only another Caper could truly understand… …

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