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Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for June 17th, 2014

Thanks, but No Thanks

I ❤ my insurance company. They are so considerate. Generous too! Why, just today, I received a nice letter in the mail reminding me that I had only a few weeks left to respond to their offer. OK. I have to stop. First of all, I don’t think I can maintain the farce. Second, I’m not a big fan of über-sarcasm. Rant it is, then! According to the offer, I can […]

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One Word Photo Challenge: White

Natrolite from Wasson Bluff near Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, Canada 2.5 cm x 2.3 cm x 2.0 cm We acquired this piece from fellow collector Doug Wilson who lives in Parrsboro. White is one of the trickier “colours” to photograph. I use a black velvet cloth as a backdrop to enhance the contrast. Natrolite is one of the trickier minerals to collect, as Doug will attest. The delicate needles are fragile and sharp, […]

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