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……….grateful for….My Town

Okay so technically, Brampton isn’t really a town. It’s city. With over 640,000 people in it. That’s a lot. And we’re part of the GTA (Greater Toronto Area) here in the southern part of Ontario. So, thats like, another 6-9 million people. Thats a lot of people. But the cool thing is, Brampton is like a small town. We can go places and run into people we know. I like that. Hey look, it’s the Mayor Linda J!! Farmers Market My street; the heritage section. Brampton’s as old as Canada…

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Grateful for…..Strawberries!!

To me, there is nothing more beautiful than a perfectly ripe strawberry.   Growing up in SW Ontario, fresh strawberries always meant the start of summer. That bright tangy smell always takes me back. Gratuitous Strawberry Shot.   I remember hulling fresh strawberries with my Mom before she’d freeze them. Sitting at the kitchen table, fingers stained red from their juices. I probably ate more than I hulled.   So thankful that it’s summertime again! Fresh, local, Ontario strawberries abound!   Here is a link to my Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie post…

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Summer Strawberries!

I love summertime. It’s my favourite, for many reasons. One of which not the least of which is STRAWBERRIES!!!!!!!!!!  I love love love strawberries. Love them. Could eat them everyday (and I have been.) And I don’t mean the shipped-from-California or Florida ones that have sat on truck for 5 days after being picked and processed etc etc.  I mean the grown 10 minutes from my house kind that you get in the local market for those three magical weeks late June to early July. The smell of fresh strawberries…that…

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