Category: life

life

All About May

May is a complicated month emotionally don’t you think? I’ve been thinking this week about May and what it means for me now, and in the past.

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On Love and Laughter and Having to Pee

After my latest sojourn in New Brunswick, I’ve come to the conclusion that love and laughter are the secret to growing old with equanimity.

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The Positivity Problem

Don’t underestimate the power of positivity. But don’t overestimate it either. Sometimes we need to reach out to professionals for help.

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On Family and Stories

I seem to have inherited my grandmother’s love of family stories. And I love to tell them to anyone who will listen. Or read.

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The Art of Distraction

This week, what with politics, snow storms, and one country in Europe on the edge of destruction, I think we’re all in need of distraction.

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You Can’t Always Get What You Want

You can’t always get what you want. And sometimes, despite that, you still get what you need. And live a pretty privileged life.

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On Siege Related Rabbit Holes

Yep. It’s one big party here in the nation’s capital lately. For some. But for those of us who live here it feels like we are under siege.

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Of Winter, Logging, & Bologna Sandwiches

Sunny winter days remind me of my very short career as a logger. Or a logger’s assistant. Or something. Such a treasured memory of mine.

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The Vicissitudes of Winter

I’m kind of obsessed with the idea of navigating the vicissitudes of winter this week. And having flashbacks about hard winters of the past.

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On Being a Morning Person After All

I am NOT a morning person. I love nothing better than to crawl back into bed and burrow under the duvet. Except under certain circumstances.

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