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Victoria Kirton
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Hello
Can you believe it is almost summer?  It doesn't even feel like spring at all here.  Every morning we wake up and are greeted with dark sky and rain.  I guess mother nature is telling me to put down my gardening tools and pick up a book or two.  I know I ha...

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Books and more books
Hello, friends.           I know I have been away for so long.  Life here has been wonderful.  It is quiet.  There are lots of reading and just simply living involved.  I really haven't done much projects lately and that is why I haven't blogged much.  I st...

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Ode to Frida
 My love for Frida Kahlo started like how most of my other passions started...through my grandmother.  I don't remember when or how the love affair began but it did. I appreciate her strong sense of individuality and her unwavering passion and devotion for ...

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January
 January.  When did you arrive and where did you go?  Our life has been a quiet one here.  I have been fighting this cold for half of the month.  I am sure I have coughed more than I have talked.  Here is to better winter days. Love, Victoria

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Stories of my grandmothers
I have two sets of grandparents just from my mother's side.  It is an interesting story that if I invest enough time, it would makes for a great novel.  From snippets of story and through conversations, I gathered that my biological grandmother comes from a...

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Saturday
As the first ray of day light slowly drifts through the living room, my  bare feet move through the shadows.  All is quiet except for the noise of this old house waking itself up slowly and the excitement of the dogs who are ready to escape through the back...

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Turban on. Turban off
I have to tell you.  I have been wanting to write this post for a very long time.  It is about turbans and my love for them.  Everytime I start writing it, I get overwhelmed with excitement and I can't seem to just pick a few inspiration pictures from my ar...

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Living with Art
I didn't grow up with Art.  There are no artists in my family and in my culture, most artists come from poor families because that was the only way they could support themselves.  Art was never encouraged or thought of.  Of course, time have changed and bei...

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Crazy Chair Lady
I think it might be fair to say that I am turning into a crazy chair lady.  I have chairs.  I collect chairs.  People give me chairs.  Chairs remind people of me.  So this was the case with this little vintage chair.  A friend of mine found it at a local Sa...

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Community Dinner Party
Do you sometimes feel like we all live inside bubbles?  The kind of bubbles we built for ourselves to feel safe and comfortable...but at the same time, we get too comfortable that we lose our sense of adventure and wonder.  I have been feeling that a lot la...
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