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Can Confusion Be Delightful?

Setting intention is only partially effective. Sometimes going up the wrong road all the way to the flat landing place that shows you the entire stretch of the landscape means chaos and acknowledging you were on the wrong road. Continue reading

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January: Stop Dicking Around

It is time to establish new habits. It is time to align with new intentions. It is time to stop distracting, soothing, repeating unsuccessful habits. Continue reading

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How do you reform the mindscape?

All habits have a physical existence in the structure of the brain. O’Connor cheers the reader up by pointing to studies that show will power can increase will power. We become more proficient at heavy lifting.

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Dave with the Diamond, The Language of Love

As the baking heat of summer abates, I walk along the waterfront. The experience is so much like the last sip of mango juice, the last kiss of a loved one, the fragrance of the remaining rose standing singular on … Continue reading

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The illusion of Stillness

The higher place is where I try to stand. I call it the balcony view. I picture myself standing on a balcony looking down at my thoughts as if I were a cultural anthropologist and the primitive society was ME. Continue reading

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Distant and Dealing

So often in the past I start to out run the tiger long after it has retreated to the dark forest again. Continue reading

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Cultural Community

Tonight I went to two events. The first was a group of people interested in working on their presence in the world through retreats, conferences and reading. The second was a group gathered together by UBC-O’s creative studies department to … Continue reading

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July Art shows and UBC-O Continuing Studies

July is a very active month for me. The last six months were really, really difficult. The universe said, “Surprise.” And I still am in a state of recovery from my separation from my husband. The sadness wells up when … Continue reading

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A spring in my step

Wielding the mighty pitch fork, I dug up the errand grass clumps in the garden and speculated about the goodness or badness of plants. Grass in the lawn is a beautiful thing. It is soft, thick a place to lay … Continue reading

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After the Smoke Clears in Kelowna Fire

Today the air is much more clear. There is no ash on the surfaces out side of our house. The only residuals that we are experiencing is that Cameron and I both are clogged up. He with sinus difficulties. I … Continue reading

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