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- The fable of the fox and the ducks
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- Things I’ll do differently when I’m old: an alternative view
- If you see me collapse, pause my Garmin
- Confidence and commitment, essential for leaders and also for Olympians!
- The fable of the porcupine and the cows
- The joy of being a woman in her 70s – or joy at any age
- Landscape and identity
- Motivation, where are you hiding?
- 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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- What do singing and baseball have in common?
- Some advice on getting old
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Tag Archives: Clara Cadoodle
This past Saturday’s Globe and Mail featured an extremely lengthy article by Ian Brown in which he waxed eloquently on the joy of ogling – and following – scantily clothed women in public. I won’t spend any time here discussing … Continue reading
Although our annual St. Patrick’s Day came as scheduled (well, a few days early), it has left a beautiful show – and the sidewalks and trails are nice and bare, thanks to good plowing and a nice strong almost-spring sun.
In our neck of the woods, this is March Break Week for schools and universities. This is the time when all those families that don’t go to Disney World hope that good winter conditions prevail, with snow for the kids … Continue reading
Often, as I run these days, when I’m not concentrating on my Chi body position I spend time working through ideas for writing or sometimes ideas for quilts. We are currently redecorating our bedroom, which now features a bright red wall. … Continue reading
The important work of child’s play can take different twists and turns depending on each child’s inclinations and interests. My own experience at parenting involved an all-male world. We did have dolls at our house and they were part of play … Continue reading
In trying to find common ground between my two blogging themes of running and writing for children, I spent some time (while running) thinking about what similarities there might be between running for adults and playing for young children. I … Continue reading
Switching from illustrating the exploits of a little robin to trying to draw a scene involving children is truly humbling. What I learned from these efforts: Real artists deserve a lot of respect. Making kids look young is impossible. Erasers … Continue reading