Monthly Archives: May 2014

Summer Weekend

Don’t even ask me to explain why today feels like the first weekend of summer – it just does. The sun is hot, the sky is blue, the bees are buzzing – everything is conspiring to shout “summer” as loudly … Continue reading

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White Man Privilege

It isn’t often that I have glum thoughts while walking in the park. How could I? There I am, walking with my dog, her tail wagging, the birds singing, fecund nature thriving: how could I not be happy? Today I … Continue reading

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Changes

Change is in the air. And I don’t just mean transition from spring to summer. There is change at work; there is change everywhere. A switch in awareness, in attitude – in me and in the world. Where will it … Continue reading

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Excited

I’ve always said that it doesn’t take much to get me excited. Today I have the proof! Excitement #1: I got my windows cleaned! For the first time in two years! OMG! I can actually see out my windows. This is … Continue reading

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Oh Monday…. (and teachers and public education)

There you have it: a photo I call “after the rain.” But enough os such frivolity. I began an interesting discussion with a friend on FB – a friend who is highly intelligent and who has children (an important distinction, because … Continue reading

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Brilliant Thoughts

Oh no! Arghhhh! It has happened agin. Once again, a stroke of genius – pure genius leaps into my mind out of the blue. My immediate thought is, “OMG – this is brilliant. I am so going to remember this … Continue reading

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Wesley Ridge

Well now, that was an interesting hike. And, of course, it was a great day because I was outside. The first thing I did when I came back was check online descriptions of the hike – to see if and … Continue reading

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Another Friday (and teachers’ strike)

I love that “end of the week” feeling, when all the work is done and I can just let it all go: a bit like going on vacation. And, speaking of vacation, I am beginning to count down the weeks. … Continue reading

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Puzzled

Sometimes I can’t figure myself out. Ha! I know, neither can anyone else. Ask any of my exes! But seriously, folks, there I am walking in the park with Abby this afternoon, feeling really good because I have just finished … Continue reading

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World Bankruptcy

I took a longer walk than usual today – and gave my full attention to solving the world’s problems – all of them! You’re welcome. So – let’s start at the beginning. We know that the system is broken – and … Continue reading

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