Monthly Archives: October 2017

THE PLACE CALL HOME

I think too much. Today, I’m thinking about the place call home. Where is it for me – the China where I was born, Maidstone, Saskatchewan where I took grade 1-12 or here, in Saskatoon, where I have lived since? … Continue reading

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THE WORLD IS TOO MUCH WITH ME

The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers; The words of William Wordsworth published in 1807. They very much describe what we are experiencing today. How strange that Wordsworth felt … Continue reading

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HOOKED ON WILD

This is the thing. I get hooked. I see these free courses on Facebook. I can’t help it. I investigate and sign up. Doesn’t hurt anything. They’re free, right? I sign up for Laurie Wagner’s 27 Wild Days of writing … Continue reading

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WHAT I WANT YOU TO KNOW

Bear with me. What I really want you to know is I hang on to stuff, afraid to let them go. What I’m afraid of is that if I let go of anything, life as I know it will be … Continue reading

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MATHEMATICS, EINSTEIN AND WAYNE DYER

It’s another morning, another day. I’ve gotten up, dressed up in my day clothes and have I am. The mornings are still very dark at 7. There’s snow on the ground, on the spruce and on my lettuce bed. The … Continue reading

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THE WORLD IS A STAGE

I am fresh back from a little roadtrip. It was an interruption of the everyday grind, a little jolt from the taken- for- granted joys of home. Now I must use my new frame of reference to appreciate what I … Continue reading

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SO HAPPY TO SEE YOU

We should all be like our pet dogs. We were gone for just 2 days. It could have been weeks. When we got back to pick up Sheba at the sitter’s, she was beside herself with happiness. She ran out … Continue reading

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SOME KIND OF CHANGE

A change of pace, a change of scene is always good for the soul. It breaks up the routine. It breaks up thoughts. You can’t rely on the same old, same old. You are forced to see something different if … Continue reading

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THESE LITTLE STARS OF MINE

It’s one thing to talk about getting real but another to do it. I was readily led off into cyberspace first thing this morning. I was off again chasing others’ lives rather than my own. But it’s out of the … Continue reading

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