Tag Archives: life

It’s been long…


“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” ― John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. “Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, … Continue reading

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The soda fountain of youth


“Do we all have to die?” my six-year-old asked me as I was putting her pyjamas on last night. Taken aback, I had to think fast and finally replied: “People usually die when they’re old. At the end of their … Continue reading

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What would you edit?


You’re old. You’re sitting on a green plastic lounge chair on a sunny autumn morning. Everything aches. Your knees hurt. They are covered with a blanket. The nurse comes and tucks it in under your heavily socked feet snug in … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning


I was born in the Spring. I feel at my best  this time of year. Maybe the two facts are not related, but I tend to think that they are.  I have an affinity to everything green, I love trees, … Continue reading

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Hurt


I have been trying to write a blog post for a few days now. I start writing, get halfway there, then press the delete button. I cannot concentrate on one line of thought. A major change is happening in my … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with us?


Us, humans. There is a lot going on that is giving me the feeling that there is more wrong than right with how we are behaving as a group. According to news bulletins I read and listen to every day, … Continue reading

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