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Just Be

  A couple of days ago I read that Wayne Dyer had died.  I was not a devotee of his — no specific reason except that in the early years of 2000 when he...

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Happy Trails

I like going on hikes.  I have a husband who likes walking just fine but who chooses to ponder the scenery while getting exercise, more than I do.  He loves to contemplate the landscape and...

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Sugar, Sugar

I go through periods of time where I eat sugary things and others where I abolish almost all refined sugar from my life.  Sugar can be an addictive substance for me  — once I...

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Words, Words, Words

I think of myself as being good with words and definitions  — and was slightly horrified when I discovered that two words I have used plenty of times over the years, I have used...

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Say Cheese

Dear Cheese: I love you. You have been my passion for as long as I can remember. As many years as we have spent in each other’s company, I can truly say that you...

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Oatmeal

My mother used to fix oatmeal for breakfast on cold winter mornings.  It was delicious and more importantly, she told me it would “stick to my ribs”.  I always have assumed that sticking to...

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Birth Order

  Birth order is an interesting thing.  Some people swear it goes a long way in determining personality characteristics, some people are dismissive of the idea that it has influence. I grew up the...

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Too Much Fire

The summer here has been a season of heat and wildfires.  The Okonagon Complex fire is now the largest in this state’s history and predictions are that it may continue until October, when snow...

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Green, Green

“Green, green, it’s green they say,” the New Christy Minstrels sang in the early 1960’s.  It feels wonderful to walk barefoot through a carpet of grass or lie on a blanket outside and have...

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What’d You Say????

I’m pretty much resigned to the fact that men and women think differently — and for the most part, I believe that men tend to be more literal than women are.  Though my husband...

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