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The Shaw Festival

When it began in 1962 , The Shaw Festival was just a small production of two plays under the direction of a local lawyer and playwright, with a goal of stimulating interest in George Bernard Shaw and his period, and advancing theatre arts in Canada. 125 more words


Happy Labour Day!





        Back in the studio tomorrow!

Arts And Crafts

Beautiful Baubles

This can be completed as part of the Craft Guide Interest Badge and the Craft Brownie Badge.

This craft is a lovely simple one and takes about 15-30 minutes (depending on the speed of your Guides) you could also use this idea for Brownies but you might need to cut out the shapes first. 182 more words


Long Haul Flying with Two Toddlers

I’m just back from my England trip and wanted to update about the flying experience with two toddlers. We booked our flights with Singapore Airlines for two reasons: 1) They were having a promotion so the flights were quite a bit cheaper than we thought they would be and 2) They have a good reputation for flying with children. 681 more words


travel mode

In exactly one month I will be traveling to Iceland! I am starting to get super excited but also super freaked out! As much as I love love traveling it is always a bit nerve wracking, too. 332 more words


Heroes of the World Trade Center

As we approach the anniversary of the devastating tragedy of September 11, 2001, in New York City, many find themselves still unable to understand what transpired that day.  263 more words


Kicking off a new school year with our NCL Sustainer Book Club!

What better way to start the school year than with a Sustainer Book Club including both Patronesses and Ticktockers! Of course there’s always food and social time first. 99 more words