Category Archives: Gravity

Thoughts on a Sad Anniversary

The last two weeks of my Mom’s life were very hard–for me, my Dad, my siblings, her grandkids, and I suppose hardest of all for my Mom. Not that she was very lucid anymore. What started out as breast cancer … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Let me tell you the story of my hat. This hat came into my life on my birthday, March 15, in 2010. The day before, on March 14, at around 8:30pm or so, my husband casually said to me “So, … Continue reading

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Ode to a lost feild.

If you follow my sister’s blog (or are my sister) you may already be aware that my mother has started going through 2 steamer trunks full of old schoolwork. If not, catch up here. I found an undated, unsigned essay … Continue reading

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Quick biopsy update

Just wanted to pop in and let y’all know that I’m back from the thyroid biopsy. I had my neck frozen and they took two samples. The freezing was the only kind of painful part. At any rate, it’s done and … Continue reading

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The Big Lie–If I could just (fill in the blank) then I would be (fill in the blank).

It turns out, work isn’t the reason I wasn’t “getting stuff done”. I’m very good at not getting stuff done, all on my own. I am not so slowly driving myself crazy with my scattered mind. I don’t seem to … Continue reading

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Buying my Zen

In which I rant about the disconnect between being and buying your ideals. Continue reading

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Here comes the brain again.

In which I send you to read about Kate Zimmerman’s benign brain tumour and listen to Jill Bolte Taylor’s experience of her stroke. Much lighter than it sounds and more humourous than you would expect. Continue reading

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Strip-Mining

Watch this video: http://www.ted.com/talks/view/id/66 (it’s 20 minutes long, but it’s truly brilliant). Then read this article: http://www.thestranger.com/seattle/Content?oid=503829 (and if you think the situation is different in Canada, for the most part you would be wrong.) You may also perform these tasks in … Continue reading

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Who was that masked man?

Whew! Is he gone? I didn’t want to say anything bad about 2008 while he was still in the room, but like, WOAH! Where did that year COME from? AND a leap year to boot so we got to enjoy his company … Continue reading

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Pass it on–10 Positive Things About This Week

Well my friends, it’s been a week.  So, rather than curl up in my bed, I am taking a cue from Mahoney Musings and accentuating the positive: My Top 10 Positives about this week: A learning disabled daughter that received … Continue reading

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