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When It Is Time To Anthropomorphize Your Emotions

Anthropomorphize: to ascribe human form or attributes to (an animal, plant, material object, etc.). My beloved uses this term a lot when discussing biology (his field of expertise). Specifically, when I try to accredit our dog with human feelings and … Continue reading

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Why It Is More Important Than Ever to Live “Forward”.

Just the other day I was feeling all verklempt. As in – overcome with emotion. Oddly, I was thinking about German Christmas carols which makes the word verklempt even more appropriate. You see, I was contemplating the retirement of traditional … Continue reading

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What Does A Covid Christmas Look Like?

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. And by that I mean it’s snowing. The trees are pretty. We’ve put up some decorations. Other than that I have no idea what Christmas will look like this year. I know … Continue reading

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“When We Come Out Of This …”

How many times have you heard that phrase in the past two months? Or perhaps “When this is all over …” Or “When we finally get back to normal …” We’re a funny lot, aren’t we? Always aiming for a … Continue reading

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Will You Suffer From Returnaphobia?

Yes I just made up that word. Because at present there is no word to describe the fear some of us may experience when the time comes to re-enter “normal life”. When the time comes to sit on a plane, … Continue reading

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Be the First (and don’t be shy)!

When I lived in Guelph I did most of my daily walks on trails. I said “good morning’ to anyone who passed but mostly I just kept to myself, listened to music and trucked on. At Hope Bay (my summer … Continue reading

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We Can Come Out Of This Bitter or Better: Preparing For The Resurrection

We can come out of this bitter or better. Those profound words were spoken last week by my friend Deborah Harbottle. And I’m quite sure no truer words could be uttered at this time. I personally have now completed week … Continue reading

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Is All This Isolation “Disturbing” You?

“Time is a great healer. But it is also a great disturber.” These intriguing words were spoken to me last night, during  a video chat with my friend JL. We were discussing these past two and a half weeks of … Continue reading

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