Life

Moving Fred To His New Home

So there was poor Fred, all hunched over in the middle of my Sisters van. He’s not very happy right now. Like, at all. Dry as a bone too…my sister doesn’t, ahem, have a green thumb. Not black, just…not green. She had picked me up earlier in the day, her and the girls (my nieces). […]

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One by One: a year later

A year ago today, I wrote this – One by One [published: Oct. 31, 2012] I had been blogging 5 days. It was just me and Irish, alone at the Lake, in our little cottage. I was experiencing a profound grief. Tim’s death had been so much different than hers. So many different emotions, experiences, […]

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My Momma Liked To Dance

I’d come home from high school, and I’d often walk in to Motown blaring in the basement, and there she’d be, dancing away. Often doing the Mash Potatoe, or some other complicated thing I could never really master. My gawd, could that woman kick it. Tomorrow is the anniversary of her death. All Hallows Eve, […]

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Daily Prompt: Exhale

Not so long ago I was beginning to wonder if this day would ever come – it seemed so elusive. I’d reach for it, but it would be merely an illusion. I dreamed of it, I longed for it, I prayed for it, but still it refused to appear. As the prompt suggests, its like for […]

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Its a Heritage Thing

Amidst all the mishaps the last few days, I can report on atleast one success – the banner and bookmarks I designed for the Heritage Book Project were finished yesterday … WOOT WOOT!!! And the banner looks AWESOME. Everyone commented on the photo last night at our general meeting. We had the banner set up […]

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Broken Lamps and Other Mishaps

Yesterday was just one of those days were you’re like “what the heck did I do to deserve today”!!? Right from the moment I awoke, it started. In a half-sleepy daze my sister informs me that Irish pee’d on the shower mat downstairs. Lovely. Not sure what happened there, since I let her out before […]

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Self-love in a Digital Age

I have spent the last 4 years sequestered away from this march towards an all digital, all the time, society. While everyone was texting, and sexting, facebooking and twittering, I was immunized from that by a thick Cedar bush. Everyday I try to ignore one more article instructing me on how statistically my teeth are […]

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Over 10,000 Views

WOW !!! since October 26, 2012 … that is how many views The Temenos Journal has had since it’s birth. {I was going to put a little snapshot here, but quite frankly you can just as easily look yourself at the end of the right hand column ;-} I wrote my first post on October […]

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The Porcupine Walk

One night Tim and I are coming back from visiting friends and we happen upon this big ol’ Porcupine, waddling his fat arse dead centre of this old back country road. Not concerned, maybe deaf, or just a stubborn old coot. Who knows, but that ol’bugger was none too happy about us interfering with his […]

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