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Category Archives: my life

A New Favourite Thing

“If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic-bean-buyer. If you’re a pretender, come sit by my fire, for we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!” ~ Shel Silverstein As you know I’m learning to knit as part of […]

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Currently . . .

digging (as in liking): learning how to knit as part of my therapy to work on fine motor skills listening: invigorated by Il Volo (Granada, Un Amore Cosi Grande) reading:  since I still can’t concentrate enough nor comprehend when reading a novel, for now I’m content to read poetry from Ocean by Sue Goyette feeling: easily fatigued, but alive! weather: unusually dry […]

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Good health to you …

So life goes on. As some of you know, and some may not, I had a stroke at the beginning of December. I’ve been in intensive rehab and continue to work on my progress. I don’t feel this is the venue for elaborating on this issue but I do feel it’s important to share a […]

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As only you can … looking for potential

“May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next […]

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Pause

Sometimes in life we are required to take a pause. That happened to me lately. I’ve had a life changing health issue that forces me to pause and relearn. As I have strength and motivation I will attempt to keep this online venue in working order, even if I am relearning how to operate. Wishing […]

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the reward

In life, some people chase dreams. In life, some people give up on their dreams. I’m now reaping the benefits of not giving up on a dream. All my life I wanted to learn to play piano. As many of you know, now that I’m in retirement, I bought a used piano and began taking […]

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