Monthly Archives: October 2012

Disasters

  The world (read, media) loves a good disaster – an apparently even more so than a presidential election campaign. Sandy is everywhere. Fear is everywhere. And that means profits because corporations make lots of money when there’s fear. Tactics … Continue reading

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Family

  It was a deliciously full day – literally and, especially, not so literally. Abby and I set off early to drive to Victoria, stopping at the M-C trail along the way so she could have a run and a stretch. … Continue reading

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Westwood Ridges

  With the best of intentions we sort of set out for Mount Benson. But, given the amount of rain pounding down we headed instead to the Westwood Ridges. Mount Benson will have to wait for another slightly drier day. … Continue reading

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This and That

I have several excellent excuses for not posting for three days – or is it two? First, I was working like mad – yes I was. I think it was Wednesday that I wrote five features in one day – … Continue reading

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Life

“Death comes to us because brilliance can only be contained for so long.”   listening to – watching this poem (and I have watched it twice) brings tears to my eyes, gives me hope for young people and the world … Continue reading

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Mount Becher

  We really pushed the season by hiking Mount Becher today. This photo was taken about 10 minutes from the top. It was icy; it was cold; it was not windy or rainy – so guess what? Hurrah! We were … Continue reading

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Politics

I’m a bit of a political creature in that I follow politics and I get very, very upset at corruption, prevarication and obfuscation – all the random and rampant corruption that seems to permeate every layer of politics, whether on … Continue reading

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Re-connection

Amazing! Absolutely amazing! I have just spoken to my niece, Sandy, after almost 30 years of no contact. Sandy is my brother’s daughter – the brother who died a couple of weeks ago. She also has a 19-year-old son who … Continue reading

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Dreams

So this is probably the last thing you want to read about – a dream. Don’t you just hate it when  a friend comes up to and tells you in excruciating detail about some boring dream they had – and … Continue reading

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New Camera – Success!

  I took advantage of a glorious, sunny morning to dash out to Hemer Park and take a zillion (okay, make that maybe 30 or 40) photos with the new camera. I am pleased! With the Lumix I had to … Continue reading

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