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June !




I wonder what it would be like to live in a world where it was always June.
L.M.Montgomery

May was a mixed bag of weather, our lush lawn is a legacy of lots (and lots) of rain.
Work continues in the garden, and our efforts are being rewarded.
We enjoyed some nice days out in May and last week we had a lovely day at Discovery Harbour. A living museum with lots to see. A post is in the works.
My other half celebrates a birthday this weekend and we will be spending it at my sister's. I will get to see my four legged nephew's and niece, and enjoy some fresh country air.
What do you have planned for this fresh new month?


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