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Human Stories

There are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before. ~ Willa Cather (1873 – 1947) American Writer

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Family Thanksgiving Dinner Covid-Style

  Everyone brought their own dishes, cutlery and their contribution for a traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings. Food was set up buffet style inside. One couple at a time filled their plates and went outside to eat, distanced … Continue reading

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!

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Thinking Back

  What’s done is done, what’s said is said, what remains are echoes in my head. ©2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Home Sweet Home

A man travels the world over in search for what he needs But returns home to find it. ~George Moore

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Lovely Moments of the Day

We did our shopping, checked the post office, got diesel and then went down to the beach and enjoyed our Ice Cream on waffle cones at the end of the walking pier, staring across to Vancouver Island.  Lovely moments of … Continue reading

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Scented Memories

Lilac bush in bloom. Butterflies ecstatic, So am I. I breathe in memories, walking to school, Red Deer Alberta, spring, freedom, happiness and laughter. 2020 Sharron R. McMillan

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Garden Art 3

Lovely bits hanging about the garden add colour, interest and inspiration.

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Sweet Violets

Sweet violets sweeter than all the roses covered all over from head to toe covered all over with sweet violets. Chorus from an old song my dad used to sing to me by Charles Grean / Cy Coben Sweet Violets … Continue reading

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Dreaming of a day at the beach

 

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No Wind

Normally the sea wall is bustling with walkers, runners, joggers, wanderers, Normally the beach is hopping with surf boarders, kite fliers, dogs chasing sticks, Normally  we’d sit on a log and watch the waves and the people. But this is … Continue reading

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Tracks

Looking back, we see where we’ve come from. We can not change any of it, but we can learn a lot by seeing our tracks; what we bypassed, where we hid, where we detoured to get us here. ©Sharron R. … Continue reading

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Make Meaning

The human ability to make meaning is so versatile, so powerful, that it can make almost anything tolerable, so long as it’s woven into a bigger story that makes it meaningful. We need to reflect consciously on the ways we … Continue reading

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Bunnykins cactus

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Changing Your Mind

Contemplative practice, done over time, actually rewires our brains so that we can detach from our addictive patterns of thinking and feeling and our unworkable programs for happiness. Now many neuro scientists affirm such very real change and call it … Continue reading

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