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Archive | December, 2012

Here's to the end of ignorance!

Here’s to the end of ignorance!

As the start of the year 2013 approaches, so many of our thoughts are centred  around what we want to do differently for this new year.   We make

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'Crazy making' drives me crazy

‘Crazy making’ drives me crazy

I think it is a testament to my current level of frustration that I am once again having to begin this post from the beginning having accidentally erased it

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Sign - sorry, trying to change the world!

Taking a stand

Yesterday I was listening again to CBC's The Current, with Anna Maria Tremonti and heard a story so disturbing that I can't seem to get it out of my

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Domestic Violence isolates

Domestic Violence isolates

There was quite a winter storm here on Wednesday.  My eldest daughter and I went to the mall to see what the sales would be like (it was a little busy) and

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Like a bird

Like a bird

Yesterday I had the morning to myself, it was lovely.  I sat for a long time with my cup of coffee, looking out the window into my backyard.   My thoughts

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We're in it for the long haul

We’re in it for the long haul

I was standing outside last night, waiting for the dogs to relieve themselves (why do they take their time when it is so cold out?) and I was thinking about

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Well this is Christmas Day, a day traditionally symbolic with family and love, warmth and good cheer.  I'm not sure actually what good cheer is supposed

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Financial abuse, oh yes, it's real

Financial abuse, oh yes, it’s real

I'm a little late with the post for today, but better late than never I suppose.  It's been a weird kind of day, with lots of different feelings.  I have felt sad and

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Silence is the voice of complicity

Silence is the voice of complicity

At 8:30 this morning, my eldest daughter announced that she had a final University exam at 9:00.  Into the car we went, raced to drop the other two

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Let's encourage each other

Let’s encourage each other

I was thinking last night about the importance of encouragement. The book I have been reading lately is all about how to strengthen our grip when we are

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