Weekend Coffee Share – Writer Brain Freeze

If we were having coffee here in Toronto, we’d probably be strolling around outside, because for the first time in two weeks the temperature is not in the negative double digits. Today is a positively spring-like -4 degrees Celsius! During our obligatory Canadian chit-chat about the weather, I’d tell you that in the middle of …
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If We Were Having Coffee… Starving Artist Style

If we were having coffee, we’d be at my house because I’m on a tight budget and rigorously following my own 10 Tips To Survive The Starving Artist Lifestyle. That means not buying a $3 cup and instead making a whole pot for 25 cents. You can either partake in tea (I have English Breakfast, …
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If We Were Having Coffee… January Wrap-up

Since the weather continues to be abnormally Spring-like, I would invite you back into my garden. The flowers have taken hold in every corner and I would walk you around the property to show you. We will need to avoid the ants, which become a nuisance this week when I stepped into a nest. Since …
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If We Were Having Coffee

If we were having coffee, I’d invite you into my garden. You’d pause, considering the wisdom of my offer, but I’d assure you that even though it’s January, I’m still (sadly) snow-free. Towering evergreen trees surround us and scent the air. I cut some camellia buds to decorate the patio table. Being a good host, …
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