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STAND TALL

The jukebox is playing in my head again. It’s been playing Burton Cumming’s Stand Tall all day. I wonder if it’s a message for me. Hmmm. I‘m trying. I have been standing tall all my life and alone.  Well, since … Continue reading

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LET’S TALK ABOUT IT

My morning self is a more positive side even in this sea of grief that we are presently in. At some point last night, I had to stop watching the vigil honouring the Humboldt Broncos.  Otherwise, it would be difficult … Continue reading

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THE LADY WITH THE TORCH

I was never one of the nurses who counted down the years, months, weeks, days, hours, the minutes till retirement. I think I must have loved my job. If it was so intolerable that I have to do the counting, … Continue reading

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COME SATURDAYS

Saturdays have always been my favourite day of the week as far back as I can remember. One of my chores was to dust  on Saturday. The sun lit up the dust on top of the chest of drawers that … Continue reading

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A DIFFERENT STORY – Day 74 in a year of…

Day 74, October 4, 2016 @10:00 am Mornings are still dark at 7 am.  I’m slow at rising.  I’m slow at putting on my morning face and coming to the keyboard.  I diddle and daddle.  Finally I put on makeup, … Continue reading

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COURAGE – Day 40 in a year of …..

Day 40, August 31, 2016 @8:36 pm Sometimes I feel I’ve been in denial and fear most of my life. This is my brave moment – the awaking and seeing clearly and acknowledging. It is a great moment. At last, … Continue reading

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DEAR RUTH

Here I am, a little later and slower than yesterday.  Some days are harder/easier, slower/faster than others.  It’s taken me this while to show up for myself.  Saving the best for the last as the saying goes.  But that’s just … Continue reading

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