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it causes me to wonder, a poem
Friday, March 11, 2011      3 comments

unlike the gentle spring warm summer crisp autumn Winter hurts simple things challenge me, life slows down beyond natural consequences proverbs and clich├ęs beyond all the metaphorical wonder the cold is every... Read more
Peace of Mind
Tuesday, March 08, 2011      2 comments

Now that my child-rearing and workplace years are over, I've left many of the human-made restraints (such as the nine-to-five mentality) behind. I've been experimenting with a sleep-when-I'm-tired and eat-when-I'm-hungry lifestyle and wit... Read more
Friday, February 25, 2011      3 comments

Have you ever seen such a cute face? Meet Harry, my new little bunny. Harry is 9 weeks old, a lion-head rabbit who joined my household a few days ago. He's absolutel... Read more
Tuesday, February 22, 2011      3 comments

sand castles and crayon colours childhood expressions, virtues and designs the artist grows, the medium appears a voice cries out, tentatively at first then clear and compelling work marries itself to keeping the rent... Read more
Sunday, February 13, 2011      6 comments

Usually when I bring in her afternoon carrot, Harriet jumps up and down with excitement. I knew something was wrong right away because of the quiet in the room. It broke my heart to find Harriet dead. I took her body to the vet's to be c... Read more
Looking on the Bright Side
Tuesday, February 01, 2011      3 comments

When I left the workplace ten years ago, due to disability, I knew my life would change in many ways. I thought I may lose those friendships that were based on work-a-day issues and, for the most part, I did. Looking on the Bright Side, t... Read more
Harriet's New House
Thursday, January 20, 2011      1 comments

A new house for Harriet has been on my wish list for a little and now that goal has been realized. When my sister and I did our weekly grocery shopping on Monday, we went first to the pet-store (in the same plaza as the grocery store) to look a... Read more
a haiku
Monday, January 17, 2011      1 comments

The self emerges The snowflake, a frozen tear In all, Love is here I'm grateful for my homework - to write the above haiku.... Read more
Spirituality and Practice
Friday, January 14, 2011      1 comments

I gifted myself with a 40-day e-course entitled "Practicing Spirituality with Brother David Steindl-Rast". Brother David's writings speak to my heart and so I thought the opportunity to further study and reflect on his teachings would be a nic... Read more
New Year's Resolutions
Saturday, January 01, 2011      1 comments

A lot of people tell me they don't believe in making New Year's Resolutions. They say making New Year's Resolutions is the surest way to set oneself up for failure. They tell me New Year's Resolutions create the opportunity for people to beco... Read more
a christmas poem
Saturday, December 25, 2010      3 comments

Merry Christmas to all my loves those lost to death or by default those who live behind walls of their own making in safe places where pain and sorrow live those who live boldly and with integr... Read more
Thanks & A Christmas Wish
Tuesday, December 21, 2010      1 comments

Thanks so much, Spark friends, for your empathy, advice and encouragement with regard to my struggle to avoid eating too many holiday baked goods. I've not completely stopped eating sweets, but I've cut back and I'll cut back further (to my usu... Read more
Sunday, December 12, 2010      6 comments

My sister and I went to the grocery store this evening. I gave into the temptation to buy a package of snowman-shaped ginger cookies decorated with red sugar. I planned to freeze and allot the cookies carefully throughout the week, so I... Read more
Tuesday Weigh-In
Tuesday, December 07, 2010      2 comments

I gained another pound this week. All those Christmas candies & cookies won out over my determination to resist them. It's difficult to be in the stores this time of year with so many sweet things on display. I'll work to overcome this t... Read more
Tuesday Weigh-In
Tuesday, November 30, 2010      3 comments

I gained three pounds this week, even though I tried my best to lose weight. It's frustrating when that happens but it can be a motivating factor to begin anew. I pledge to make the best food choices I can I will go to the gym ... Read more

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