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- The fable of the porcupine and the cows
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- Exploring the Canadian High Arctic – the lazy way
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- “Planned obsolescence” for appliances is bad enough, but mattresses too?!
- Things I’ll do differently when I’m old: an alternative view
- Aging and running: managing expectations, capturing that feeling of joy
- The word is out: Trump’s rhetoric is eroding America’s moral authority
- Réflexion sur l’éducation au Nouveau-Brunswick
- Wordless Wednesday – what are we doing to our planet? | Dec 4/19
- Black Friday … or Buy Nothing Day?
- Kindness is key to health and happiness, and it’s free!
- A new project finally begins
- Making the Human Race Whole
- 101 years of Remembrance Days: what we remember and what we keep forgetting
- Runfessions: Time to hang up the sneakers
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- Some advice on getting old
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Category Archives: Life stories
There have been a number of blog posts lately lamenting unusual weather patterns. A blogger in the UK posted a spectacular field of snow drops, but voiced concern that, though stunning, they are blooming too early because of very warm spring … Continue reading
I have been blessed to have had the opportunity to watch many, many young people become responsible, engaging, and impressive adults. I’ve experienced this with 2 sons, 21 nieces and nephews, children of our friends, and literally hundreds of my … Continue reading
A new year is upon us; January 1, 2019 is just a few days away. My, how time flies. As far as I know, I’m the only one in my family who makes New Year’s resolutions, although I should ask … Continue reading
I still remember when I was 10 years old and excitedly told my grandmother that I had bought my first 45 (rpm record), Blue Suede Shoes by Elvis Presley. I was 10; she was 75. She not only didn’t seem … Continue reading
Running equals sneakers plus putting one foot in front of the other. Period. Or I suppose some people might even eliminate the sneakers. The point is that it’s the easiest possible physical activity to get started with. At least in … Continue reading
November 11, 2018. One hundred years since the signing of the. Armistice that ended World War I. One hundred years of remembering the many, many sacrifices made by millions upon millions of people. Horrific sacrifices. Heartbreaking sacrifices. For far too … Continue reading