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Who we come from…

Hello all, I hope you are well and safe. It is Sunday, a grey cold humid, November Sunday. I am glad November is, almost over. I am getting ready for, Christmas, have bought most of the gifts, I will be buying, a small list. I am looking forward to, some time off over the holidays, […]

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Stuff, things

Hello everyone, I hope all is well with you. It’s been a busy week, A lot of my mental space, has been taken up with, giving mom’s things away. Coordinating, sorting, feeling very strong emotions. The clothes went well, so many people need. I tried to match people, with things, that belonged to mom, giving […]

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The coming of Winter

In the bleak midwinterFrosty wind made moanEarth stood hard as ironWater like a stoneSnow had fallenSnow on snow on snow-Gustav Holst Winter is coming. Before you say it, I agree, Winter is beautiful. The sunlight, bouncing off, the snow, the muted, noise of the city. Wearing our, favourite scarves. Advent, Christmas, mulled wine, hygge, fleece, […]

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The Void

Good morning everyone, it’s been a week since my last post. I am up early, before the sun. I have a busy day ahead. I am grateful for busy days. I am getting lots done, and other things are hard. Concentrating on readings, for my class, is hard, going through mom’s things, giving them away, […]

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I’m Busy

Good morning all. October, a little dark, a little grey, blue skies, fiery colours. October is a month, of highs, of lows, October is all about, the changeability, of life. October is beautiful, October is miserable. This October, has been, glorious, and , dreary. I am super busy, work, class, church related activities. I’m busy, […]

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It’s Been a Month

It’s raining, it’s grey, it’s been a month, since my mom, died. It’s not always hard, I am sad, I am tired, and sometimes, concentrating is, more than I can handle. But, I am getting used to, the quiet, the solitude. and then I do laundry, I wash her bathrobe, to give away, and I […]

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What a privilege

Good morning all. Happy Sabbath. It is a, luminous day, here in, my beautiful ugly. I am having tea, my second cup, reflecting on, the last few weeks, looking towards, the next, little while. I am also looking, to the future, the capital F, future. Making, definitive plans, is never a great idea, after suffering […]

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I Give Thanks

Good morning every one, hope you are well. It’s grey and raining, here in my beautiful ugly. Just had a meeting/walk, with my friend, Jenna. So grateful for friends, and community. Yesterday, I had, a regular work day. Feels good to be back, to some sense of normalcy. I love the work I do, the […]

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She is loved

Hello everyone, it’s very early, the sun isn’t up, but, I have been, for a while. Mom has been gone, for seventeen days, today. It’s so hard, so many things to do, so many changes to, live, through. I woke up well before, the sunrise, the sun rises late, in October, it’s 6:05 AM and, […]

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The Hard Stuff

Today, I pick up mom’s ashes from, the funeral home. That is, the hard stuff. It’s a grey rainy day, I am full of emotion, feel on the edge of tears, I have for days. I don’t cry much, it’s hard for me. But, doing this, the funeral home, the phone calls, the arrangments, this […]