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Mayoral Madness

I live in Toronto, Canada.  Sound familiar?  Perhaps you’ve heard of our mayor?  Rob Ford? I am inwardly groaning as I bring him to mind.  I am inwardly screaming at the thought that he’s running for re-election in October.  I … Continue reading

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Under Pressure

I’m feeling guilty about not writing on Day 4 of my 30-day writing challenge, and much as I’m not exactly thrilled to be writing now, I’m determined to not slip into the lethargy of two days of not writing; especially … Continue reading

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City Mice & Country Mice

I’ve been thinking lately about the difference between city people and small-town people.  With respect to basic humanity, I think we’re all pretty much the same.  We want to love and be loved, feel safe and accepted, and be happy.  … Continue reading

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Changing the Channel

It never ceases to amaze me how one little shift in perspective can dramatically change the way I feel.  Yesterday, I woke up feeling restless and unsettled, and today I’m feeling inspired and empowered. I know exactly what precipitated the … Continue reading

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Forcing Creativity

I decided to give myself a 30-day writing challenge, and needed a notebook to get started since I won’t always have access to a computer this month.  I guess I shouldn’t be surprised that the notebook I randomly picked from … Continue reading

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Ice Storm Aftermath – Climate Change In Our Own Backyard

Last weekend, I went hiking with friends just outside of Toronto.  I’ve been hiking in the area for 15 years and have never seen anything like the forest carnage I saw everywhere that day.  I was mesmerized by what I … Continue reading

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From Fear to Love

I’ve been practicing Taoism since I first fell in love with it 18 years ago, but I dove into my practice with a whole new enthusiasm and commitment last Summer.  From June through September, I experienced a work situation over … Continue reading

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