Step Back, Pause, and Recharge

I moved to Toronto in 2012, and I didn’t know anyone in the city.

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It seemed really hectic.

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So I was looking for a place where I could step back, pause, and recharge.

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I found the Spadina Museum House and Gardens on a list of historic Toronto sites.

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They have a very private garden. It’s a very intimate space. Not crowded or far away.

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One spring, I came here to see the cherry blossoms.

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I just happened to fall asleep.

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The wind had blown the petals off the trees, and I woke up covered in cherry blossoms!

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That was really nice. 

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Thanks to May for sharing her story. Check out her alternative modelling work!

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