TV doesn’t make you stupid

OK, I gotta tell you, it’s a grey day. Also, the Canadiens lost their 1st preparatory match, it’s fine, it doesn’t count. One of my great aunt’s died, she was 91, a nice long life. So, by my usual criteria,  and this combined with the moon and hormones. I should be bummed and yet, I feel […]

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Lyrics and warmth

Le ciel tisse une couverture en laine L’été prépare ses quartiers d’hiver Charles Aznavour- Je te Rechaufferais (the sky weaves a woolen blanket, summer prepares it’s winter quarters) I will warm you (the translation is mine, but, I think you get the image) It is a glorious morning. The sky is blue the air is […]

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Gray all around

I have had a crap week. The sky is gray and rain is imminent, but, the weather doesn’t have much to do with it. Customers? Very few and pretty much all weird. There have been upheavals in the friendship realm, but, things are back to normal. I hope. Friendship is one of life’s greatest rewards, […]

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Kindness, more important than looks?

Cloudy and gray, just in case you wanted to know. Quiet Sunday ahead. Food shopping, a visit to the green market and a walk by the river with a new friend. I had a busy week,  people were strange, preoccupied and not quite on. Next week is bound to be different. I hope. I have […]

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On openess and finding truth

The sky is blue and so am I. OK, more pensive than blue. But, I had to get the weather in there somehow. I have been reading both James Agee and Raymond Carver. Fabulously realistic, sensitive writers. Very male and with a phenomenal ear for how people speak. Also, the insight into the quiet or sometimes […]

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Survived the sale and enjoying the cool.

Well it is done, the sidewalk sale is over. Hallelujah! All in all it was OK, can’t complain. Helped me to renew with many nice people, which is great. The weather? Well, we went from wilting to… it’s a little bit cold and I’m happy about it. Air and wind good stuff. Up here in […]

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Great thursday

This day started hot. I figured it’s going to be hot and a write off. But, no it was fun. Lots of visitors and clients. A great end to the day, lovely dinner in delightful company. Can’t beat that. It’s nice to be appreciated. I hope I haven’t jinxed the rest of the sale. Later girls […]

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Busy week ahead

It’s hot. Enough said. This week is the dreaded sidewalk sale on the street where my Bookstore is situated. We have two a year, I hate them, exhausting, much ado about nothing. I imagine I won’t have much time to read or post on the blog. I’m still reading My Life As A Man by […]

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On the merits of slow

First the weather,  it is perfect.  Clear blue sky, cool breeze. Sleep is once again possible, let’s hope it lasts. Next, hockey season is right around the corner,  I can’t wait. Yeh. I haven’t been reading much lately. Well, actually I haven’t been reading much I can talk about. A friend asked me to read […]

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