Category Archives: journey

Managing Sad Days

Everyone feels sad at various times in their lives. According to Wikipedia, the single mood people generally put most effort into shaking is sadness. Sadness is a normal emotion, even in children, usually in response to loss of some kind. … Continue reading

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A Delicious Day

For some people, their favourite day is a birthday or Christmas. While I like those days too, my very favourite kind of day is the one where I wake up in the morning with nothing whatsoever on the calendar or … Continue reading

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Being Called By Name

There are zillions – no, kazillions – of things that my Mom told me over my lifetime that I will always remember, but there is one conversation that we had that will probably haunt me more than any other for … Continue reading

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Trust vs Traffic

I really do try to “enjoy the ride”, I do. I bring along beautiful music to distract, soothe and calm me. I even bring along ideas in my head to mull over – and to distract me. One of the … Continue reading

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Too Quiet in The Attic

I haven’t got a clue what to write about today. I didn’t yesterday either. It’s not as if I sit here pounding my head on the wall trying to shake things around up there, hoping that an “aha” moment will … Continue reading

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Tahitian Delight – Part 2

Well, isn’t it amazing what a difference a day can make! Look at our beautiful new Tahitian Delight bathroom wall! Yesterday morning it was a plain blah white wall (which is why I didn’t include a ‘before’ picture…anyone can imagine … Continue reading

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Hope

  I want to write about Hope. I had a conversation once with someone who believed that hope was futile, that it did nothing useful; it didn’t put food on the table or pay the bills or build a house … Continue reading

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