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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 […]

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A Week Ago

It’s a beautiful, Fall morning, I love Fall, but, in the year, that keeps on, taking, Fall is going to be, hard. A week ago, I sat right here, at my kitchen table, and prepared to write, a blog post about, the hard things, and then the phone rang. It was the hospital, saying I […]

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Things, thoughts-change

Hi everyone, hope all is well, with you all. I am tired and busy, but, fine. Mom hasn’t been so, terrific lately, we aren’t quite sure, what is going on, but, we are consulting, and doing all we can, to keep her healthy, and find out what is, the source, so we can solve, the […]

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Fall, and all that Jazz

Hello everyone, I hope all is well, with all of you. I have been busy, work and all, I have also been, very social. of late. Catching up, with friends, touching base. The weather has been all over, the place so far this week, hot, humid, windy, raining. Mom hasn’t been, feeling great, which always, […]

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How we spend our days…

“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. What we do with this hour, and that one, is what we are doing. ” Annie Dillard I was washing dishes, this morning, the first of probably, six times , today, and I, was reminded of this quote. I have never read, […]

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Pride of a different sort

Hello all, Hope you are all, well. It’s been hot and muggy, here, in, my beautiful ugly. This weather is enough to, drive a butch to drink! I have just violated two of Elmore Leonard’s rules of good writing, I opened with the weather and I used an exclamation mark. Elmore Leonard is not a […]

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Believe those who believe in you

Been quite a week. Ups and downs. I am feeling so much better, tonight, than I did on Monday night. I had organized , what I hoped would be, a fun event, a black out poetry event. I wanted to make it, an inter-generational activity. At the last ish minute, the younger contingent, had to […]

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Sunday morning musings

Good morning everyone. It is a lovely morning, here in my beautiful ugly. The sun is out, a gentle breeze, an incredible blue sky. August is, a pretty month, still Summer, still hot, but without, the blazing heatwaves, of July. August is a month for, corn roasts, a month of pic nics, of sitting in […]

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Covid Cravings

This morning, I was out, picking up supplies, for a project, for work. I was on our main drag, here in Verdun, Wellington street. I was indulging in a coffee, I was making a video, for Facebook. I was getting some air, and sunshine, before the scorching, weather, manifested itself. And I saw the, Sushi […]

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You Will Be Found

Good evening, everyone, hope your day has been, pleasant, sunny, happy. Been muggy here, in my beautiful ugly. but, now the air is cool, and a gentle rain is falling. The neighbours were having, a noisy, day long, birthday party. Concentrating to write, was tough, also I was distracted, I was chatting with, someone special. […]