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Carol Wallace merges parenting, painting, and geology — with beautiful results

Why I ditched my to-do list in favour of getting outside

There’s liquid gold (aka maple sap) in those buckets… [Photo: Marlene Wandel] It would’ve been easy to stay at home on Sunday, easy to catch up on errands and house stuff, laundry and shopping lists, to attempt to cull the relentless accumulation of domestic clutter that builds up over the course of days and weeks. It…

One cup at a time ☕️

I love my morning coffee. I LOVE it. I don’t drink a lot of java these days but there’s something about the smell — and flavour — first thing in the morning that really perks me up. And the lines at my local roaster each day make it obvious many folks feel the same. Heck, a love of the…

Did you know about Ontario’s EcoSchools? Elanor Waslander fills us in on the program

Elanor Waslander, Felix Culhane, Carol Culhane Schools, like most large organizations, create a lot of waste. So in 2002 the Toronto District School Board created EcoSchools, a program that aims to nurture eco-leaders, lessen the environmental impact of schools, and build ecologically responsible school communities. In 2005 with support of seven school boards, Toronto and Region…