Monthly Archives: October 2019

Politics and Life

I spent most of the day working (writing) and at about three p.m. – finished – took Abby to Hemer Park. It was another glorious fall day. As I walked, I thought a lot. Simon and I had a PM … Continue reading

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Gratitude

For the second time this week, I had the great good fortune to be with a (new) friend and listen to the transformation of this past weekend when she attended Breakthrough (second course in the Excellence Series). I was there … Continue reading

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Thinking and Feeling on Maple Mountain

I chose a familiar hike today because I simply wanted to be in the rhythm of walking – let my thoughts and feelings drift as they wanted. Hiking is my walking meditation. And it was a beautiful thing. The day … Continue reading

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Counting Blessings

There’s no question that if I’m going to start counting blessings, the first one on the list today has to be my friend, Katie. She completed the Breakthrough step of the Excellence series and we talked about it last night … Continue reading

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Island Mountain Ramblers Day

Yes – a day completely devoted to the hiking club. First up: meeting at Westwood Lake in the early morning to hike the Westwood Ridges – and what a gorgeous morning it was – with all that beautiful October light … Continue reading

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Plan B – Mount Benson

Right – so much for Mount Gemini. The gates were closed. And that could lead to a whole other subject: the Freedom to Roam legislation that has never seen the light of day. But there it is: logging companies own … Continue reading

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Gratitude

Beautiful, magical October light today in Hemer Park. As I was walking, having a deep conversation with Abby, I asked her, “Why not just be grateful for everything?” She agreed that this would be a wonderful idea. For her, it … Continue reading

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