Monthly Archives: March 2011

Babies and Other Strangers

I’ve had babies on my mind this week. Not mine. Stranger babies. Most of them loved. Some not. There’s Emerson, a 5 ½ month old from London, Ontario who is the subject of a You Tube video gone viral. Emerson’s reaction … Continue reading

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Another Goodbye

Today Sweetie and I said goodbye to a friend. A true gentleman, Harold Hull lived life on his own terms and said goodbye the same way. As we entered the church, we noticed his white Stetson placed at the altar. … Continue reading

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The Earth has Shifted

What to say? Like so many, I have been watching with sadness and horror the news out of Japan. The pictures and video are stunning in the truest sense of the word. We’ve been watching video recorded while the earthquake was … Continue reading

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They’ve come for me and they’re coming for you. – Guest post

Dan (aka Sweetie) was invited to post today. I have been an active unionist for more than 35 years and it has always amazed me how threatened some working people feel by unions. I’m not just talking about big business … Continue reading

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This could take awhile…

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Today my horoscope in the local paper reads: Due to recent changes and new influences, you’ll be thinking about what to think. This could take a while. I am in Arizona. Old Town Scottsdale to be exact. That same local … Continue reading

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Shifting Rhythms: The Hard Work of Slowing Down

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Shifting rhythms. I think I’m finally on vacation. I slept in till 9 am. Woke to the smell of fresh coffee. Sweetie made it for me before taking himself off to the golf course. Drank it lounging on the patio, enjoying … Continue reading

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