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Artist/writer/teacher Teacher/student Over 30 years of teaching ages 4 years old to 80. Published writer. Passionate soul.

Reconciliation with Self

On CBC Ideas program I heard an expert talk about his survey of mental institutions. He had visited facilities, interviewed those who were now living in an alternative reality either in their minds or because of that in an institution. … Continue reading

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First Day of Summer

The sun is hot on my back and the deck boards burn my feet as I hang the laundry. Overhead the Maple Giant tree is caught in a wind dance and the neon colored plastic clothes pins are insufficient for … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap

Mind the space. Mind the transition step. Be mindful of the arrival, the new landing place, the change in height. Watch out for systems failing. Be ready for Cascadia slippage and the new flattened horizon of West Coast cities. Look … Continue reading

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Lessons Arising: We are always half baked

I am always interested to see how my ego works. If I am misunderstood, I feel confused and small. When my heart reaches out to someone to try to help them out of the illusion of a “trapped” place and … Continue reading

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Intention Gym

After viewing Gay Hendricks’ videos about upper limit problems, I now clearly see how pattern/habit works. I think of how my children would dig out grooves in the soil on our northern property so that the melting snow and downfall … Continue reading

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Living in the Future Is Nowhere Land

It is an absolute virus of mind warp. Our culture teaches us to drive blind. If I were driving in the manner that I live life, I would have my eyes down on Google Maps and be doing searches for … Continue reading

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Everything Does Not Exist

Everything Does Not Exist: I have been surrounded by some people recently who are ill. He or she has had a relationship fracture. A dear life partner has been caught by a disease or the turning upon the body of … Continue reading

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Kelowna: What the garden teaches.

Today I awakened at 7 am because it is too hot to mow the lawn at noon. I pushed the hand mower around my yard like a three year old would a Fisher-Price toy. I made patterns and swooped. When … Continue reading

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Floods, Storms, Rain, Heat…Frowning Nature: Kelowna Floods

Today I planted some hot peppers and tomato plants in the 20 degree heat. I first had to clear the leaves, seeds and broken off limbs strewn across all of the surfaces after the violent storm of the previous night. … Continue reading

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Snap Shots of Toronto and Montreal

The gift of leaving my circumscribed life is to be more awake and open to the lessons which arrive. On the airport bus woman behind me from Nova Scotia fishes out change to help very distraught Chinese woman and her … Continue reading

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