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Yearly Archives: 2009

Honour Your Mother, Every Day

God could not be everywhere and therefore he made mothers. ~Jewish Proverb It’s been two years since my Mom died. I still miss her immensely so tomorrow is not going to be easy for me. She knew she was dying and there was one thing she insisted I take before she died. It was a […]

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In Awe of Nature

awesome: extremely impressive; in the senses – filled with awe Doesn’t Nature sometimes fill you with awe? (photos of pussy willows taken yesterday May 5, 2009 — spring has arrived north of 55 here in northern Alberta)

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Spring, north of 55

  Whew! That flu or whatever it was that hit me had me down for nearly a week. Nasty. I’ve never had that kind of flu before! As many of you know living up here north of 55, spring comes much later than it does for most of you. This past weekend, a few things […]

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A Fresh Start

Some of you, rightfully so, have convinced me to come clean about this mysterious news I mentioned yesterday. It’s all about a fresh start. I will be re-launching my website with a whole new look! I’m so excited about the vastly improved online presence! It will be a welcoming space where I can proudly display […]

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Taking Flight

“She kept asking if the stories were true. I kept asking her if it mattered. We finally gave up. She was looking for a place to stand, and I wanted a place to fly.” ~ Brian Andreas, Story People. I’ve begun to take flight. There is an excitement in the air, plenty to anticipate, my […]

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Family

The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that […]

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