Monthly Archives: October 2011

Trick or Treat

An obvious title for today, perhaps? But here’s the thing….. I couldn’t decide what to hand out. Snickers, Baby Ruth, Kit Kat???? Well, I could say I’m saving those for the kids, but the truth is……. okay, I ate them. … Continue reading

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Today

Today is my birthday. I’ve been thinking about how to craft this day, this year. I have more than a few ideas. Some will happen; some will not. They will find their way in their own right timing. For today, … Continue reading

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Reminder

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Take exquisite care

peculiar and exceptional Take exquisite care of yourself she said, and that day, fighting a cold, I misunderstood, took myself directly to bed, then to the kitchen for soup, then wasted an obscene amount of hot water on a late … Continue reading

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Fall in love

Crisp red apples. Yes, it’s a cliche. But, take a bite! Juicy, slurpy yellow pears. Wipe your chin on your shirtsleeve. Don’t mind your manners. Feet swishing through fallen leaves. Dance! Chestnuts falling through  branches. Duck! Stark black tree silhouettes … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride

I don’t know if I have a favourite movie, but if I did it would be “The Princess Bride”. After my parents’ divorce, it became something of a family tradition to watch it on Christmas day, something we could enjoy … Continue reading

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The Best Season

Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn By Wu Men (Hui-k’ai) (1183 – 1260) English version by Stephen Mitchell Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn, a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter. If your … Continue reading

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