Monthly Archives: September 2012

REMEMBERING SUMMER

I wished for rain yesterday and it did during the night.  But I couldn’t have wished for a better summer.  We sailed, camped, cycled, gardened, baked, watched sunsets…We worked and we played.

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IN THOSE IN BETWEEN MOMENTS

I’m here again, in these shadowy, in-between moments, when I’m feeling my smallness, when things don’t feel great, when things don’t feel wrong either.  You must know what I mean….these blah moments.  These are the moments when our rituals and … Continue reading

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ON THINGS THAT WORK

So the bread is in the oven.  I have these thirty minutes to reflect on my progress in changing habits.  How am I going? I would say I am doing fabulously!  Having been in denial for years, buried under useless … Continue reading

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THE SIMPLE AND THE PROFOUND

So here I am, before my keyboard on this fine autumn day.  The leaves are turning yellow, some drifting down in front of my window.  Sheba is barking excitedly at some boys skateboarding by.  She has not grown tired nor … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS

Sometimes I have to step of my skin.  Sometimes I have to step outside of my life and see my reflection in the mirror.  What do I see?  Who is that person looking back at me?  Will I like her?  … Continue reading

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ON RANTING AND RAVING

Would you believe me if I told you that I came out of the womb, ranting and raving? Well, that’s how it’s felt, how I have been. I am always making scenes, speeches, on the soapbox about the injustices of … Continue reading

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SUCCESSES, FAILURES, AND IN BETWEEN

What is success?  What is failure?  I tend to think in black and white.  Sometimes I see in black and white in times of stress – life in Kodak moments.  But that is not how life is.  There are many … Continue reading

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