Following up from my recent blog about identifying our central life metaphor (the answer to the question, "I'm a ______________"; the prism through which we refract all of our life experiences . . . and whether it's really "central" or shifting/... Read more
. . . . the hemlock tree is laden with snow. The red pines in the woods behind the house are laden with snow. Charlie came back inside laden with snow and sat patiently while I brushed him off, just the tip of his tail wagging.
About s... Read more
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You know, the thing you do (or are) which most defines you.
The prism through which all your other experiences are refracted and from which they draw their colour. Magically.
If you had to say, "I'm a . . . . ", how would you ... Read more
Thanks, TRAVELGRRL, for figuring this out!!
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Nope, not on FB . . .maybe the only person left in the world. No pierced ears, no tattoo . ... Read more
Somehow -- 45 calories worth of Welch's light white grape juice has been added to my nutrition tracker every day for 7 days. This is some kind of promotion. I have no knowledge of having invited this addition . . . I'm not actually drinking it... Read more
Cloudless blue sky. Fresh snow -- the big crystal kind that sparkles and sparkles.
Whoosh whoosh whoosh whoosh: outing two of cross country skiing was gorgeous!
Now: for a bowl of that soup . . .... Read more
My house has its "winter" smell -- hyacinths! A white one on the kitchen table, a pink one on the third floor . . . and my bargain pots of narcissus are budding up nicely as well.
What a busy week -- big workplace changes that have been ... Read more
DDOORN sent me a link to an amazing article in a recent New York Times Sunday Magazine setting out current research into weight loss "recividism" . . . a topic dear to the hearts of many of us.
Well, I'm choosing to characterize it as "am... Read more
OK, had to change my weight tracker this morning to 142. Up from 140. And not the middle 3 which is what I aim for.
Hmmmm. I've been trying to get back to middle 3 for a couple of months. Without success. Have weighed myself every ... Read more
My second pot of narcissus has been much more successful: the first bloom opened Christmas day, and now I have clusters of them. Love the scent, love the shape, love the whiteness against sparkling white snow outside the kitchen window.
An... Read more
Don't really know: but yeah, much too much!!
Cinnamon bun and fresh fruit salad for breakfast. Quite a few appetizers. Mostly shrimp, raw veggies with humus/salsa . . . but also a couple of cheesie pastries. And two Virgin Caesars.
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. . . . . and it must have been difficult. Worrying.
Money worries? Certainly: the taxes were due, after all. Not easy.
Riding a donkey to Bethlehem at 8.9 months pregnant? Not easy.
No room in the inn, having to labour a... Read more
Winter solstice is, of course, the darkest evening of the year: and it's no coincidence that so many religions have a celebration of light, the gradually lengthening days to come.
Many of us will remember school days studying or even memor... Read more
Last Monday was my annual Christmas shopping day . . . and I got most of it done.
But: today I was out looking for the "stocking stuff". Silly little items, mostly . . . A tiny toy airplane for my son, who's training to be a pilot. A ... Read more