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Running away…

My mother used to tell me not to run away from my problems but today I did just that and it was great. I’m hesitant to tell you about my day. It was that bad. I guess honesty is what … Continue reading

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Back to School Consumerism

It’s back to school time. Part of me is thrilled and part of me is dreading it. What I’m not loving is this whole concept of back-to-school shopping. The environmentalist in me (and, lets be honest, the miser too) is … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Multi-Tasking

My husband calls it mommy yoga. Imagine, if you will, a beautiful deck overlooking the ocean. There is spiritual music on the ipod and humming birds feeding nearby. I have relaxed in the most perfect tree pose that I have … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings…

I’m feeling a little sorry for myself this week. There are a lot of great things about the military life but the comings and goings of friends is a real roller coaster. I’ve been watching my neighbour and friend be … Continue reading

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Missing My Dad…

Father’s Day is just a few days away. The Husband is away so we already celebrated the day in his honour last week. This week I have been thinking a lot about my own father. At the end of the … Continue reading

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Self-indulgent?

I’ve been doing some research for an article I’m writing on faith and social media and, in particular, have come across some interesting commentary on blogs. They’ve been referred to by some of my sources as self-indulgent. It got me … Continue reading

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Sprucing Up…

I’ve been in a mental fog for a while now. It has meant I’ve had trouble concentrating and getting motivated. Like right now, I’m having trouble focusing on what I want to write. I’ve tried a number of ways to … Continue reading

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Faith and Social Media

Well, this is a first for me. Today, I plan to use this blog as research for a story I’m writing. I know a lot of you out there are far more tech-savvy than I am so I’m seeking advice. … Continue reading

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Teaching Life Lessons

We went to meet The Girl’s English teacher this week. Wow. I don’t envy him that job. A root canal might be more fun than teaching English to 14-year-olds, and I am terrified of the dentist. I always loved English … Continue reading

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Ode to My Child Care Provider

It’s a sad day. I am loosing my child care provider. This is the downside to military life. The important people in our life come and go with far too much regularity. I count myself lucky that she came into … Continue reading

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