Category Archives: Choices

What’s the big take-away?

This past weekend Peter and I attended a beautiful memorial service for a friend and peer whose life was invaded by cancer. It’s the third such event we’ve been to in the last year. When anyone, but especially when someone in my circle … Continue reading

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Learning to Read

Recently my daughter-in-law, Heather, posted a cool video on facebook. It depicted a momentous event in the life of our 5 year old granddaughter, Sophie. She was reading! I detected the excitement in Sophie’s voice as the markings on the page … Continue reading

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On becoming a Sexagenarian

Tomorrow I will become a sexagenarian.  I will be turning 60 years old.  I can hardly believe it! Six decades of living … six zero … six times ten. Put another way it means I have turned 20 three times; or … Continue reading

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“J’ai faim, Papa”

Yesterday I was out for an early morning walk in a neighborhood park. It was quiet. It was fresh and beautiful. I was alone with my thoughts and prayers. Then out of the blue there it was: a message printed … Continue reading

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“The times, they are a’changin …”

I have always been a sensitive and somewhat sentimental person. They say that natural tendencies become more pronounced with age. I wonder if that’s what’s going on with me. Tonight I feel thoughtful, and yes, sentimental. I am happy/sad because … Continue reading

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I’m a Drinker

Did my title hook you? Good … read on. I’m a drinker. I really am! Every day before I begin anything else I need a drink. My whole day goes better if I indulge soon after I get out of … Continue reading

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Be That One

The last time I was substitute teaching at the high school I received a pleasant surprise at the end of one of my classes. Two students, as they were leaving the classroom, passed by my desk and said, “Thanks Mrs. … Continue reading

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Under Construction

Several weeks ago we had our driveway repaved. The project really needed to be done. There were cracks and hollows in the pavement, weeds were sprouting up through the weak spots, and it was fast becoming an eyesore. As we … Continue reading

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W5

W5 is a Canadian news magazine television series produced by CTV. The title refers to the five W’s of journalism: Who, What, Where, When and Why?  W5  is recognized as the longest-running news magazine/documentary program in North America and the … Continue reading

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Say YES to the Dress

Reality shows have become very popular on TV in the last few years. According to Wikipedia, the genre began in earnest in the early to mid-1990s. It exploded as a phenomenon in the late 1990s and early 2000s. Reality television … Continue reading

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