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Gathering thoughts like socks

It has been neither nor, not either or lately. The weather has caused the persistence of my flowers setting hopeful buds and the continued infill of grass in the bald spot in my lawn.   I have also been floating … Continue reading

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DIY is it an Illusion?

So what my lessons have all pointed to this month is a sense that I am using the skills I have worked toward. I have been able in the moment of an event to shut off the negative current, to get down into the structure of the thing and ask, “What am I supposed to learn?”

The biggest realization for me has been that it is not about solving problems. It is about developing technique.
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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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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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11 11 11 Releasing the past

Measuring my small steps toward a larger life is very energizing. Continue reading

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Are We Open to the Lessons?

The air is moving through the house. The Sun is bright but turned down a few degrees as nature slides us into winter. I have completed the second edit of my anthology entitled Facing In: poems posted on Facebook 2011. … Continue reading

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Artist’s Exhibitions

Kelowna Artist Cherie Hanson is exhibiting works from her spectrum of explorations. Mixed Media pieces are on display at the Unitarian Fellowship Hall on Bertram until May 1. The show Elegant Europe includes various photographs from her exhibition in Florence … 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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Prayer to Cod Liver Oil

Lift me up from the seduction of despair, the long nights of gray memories like fog settling into my brain house. I reach for sugar or buy another piece of red to act as fire for my low burning embers. … Continue reading

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Like unpicking a tapestry: inventory

Listening to Leonard Cohen and loading in my gallery is how I spent the evening. Leonard lost it all and had to tour at 70 years of age . http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY9uCg5W-dQ&feature=channel So I am inspired about keeping focused and making it … Continue reading

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