Category Archives: journey

Letting Go…

Okay folks, it’s been awhile since I sat down to write. To put my thoughts to paper or should I say my computer.  To be honest, I am not really sure writing is my thing.  I’ve done mostly technical writing, … Continue reading

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Life is a Journey, not a destination

Life is a journey, not a destination…a quote I repeat in my head daily to bring me back to the present, to the NOW!! I use to be so concentrated on my final destination of what my life should look like that … Continue reading

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Willow

I’ve recently been dabbling with iPhotography. My favourite subject is my 12 year old dog. We go for walks daily and try to keep our walks interesting by exploring different parts of YYC. Here are some of my favourite Shots from our … Continue reading

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Thank-you

A year ago today, I started this blog. It was a terrifying thought at first to put my most inner thoughts out into cyberspace for anyone to read even close personal friends. My goal was to help at least one person reading … Continue reading

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September Blues or Autumn Love

September blues hit me hard every year.  I don’t quite understand except that it signals the end of summer holidays. The sunny days are shrinking, it’s getting colder with each waking day, kids are back to school and schedules start taking priority. … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

Home sweet Home…or is it…my mom has dementia and she doesn’t know me. My sister is home with her family and she doesn’t know me. My dad is home struggling to care for my mom and he doesn’t know me. … Continue reading

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Revisiting PAST Activities

Ultimate Frisbee, I am officially out of retirement.  I had my first game of the season this week. I have mixed feelings about joining. I left 8 years ago for personal reasons, which many of my teammates are unaware. The main reasons … Continue reading

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A Reason

Is there a reason to how life turns out? Is there a reason some struggle more than others? Is there a reason some people stay in our lives for the long haul, some only for a few years, some only for a passing … Continue reading

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Thank You, Thank You, Thank You….

I had big plans when I was on vacation to write but well that didn’t happen. So, it’s been awhile since my last post.  I am happy to report that I did indeed complete my 28-day journey of practicing gratitude … Continue reading

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Riding the Storm

Twenty plus years ago I entered a storm. The darkness within me was impossible to see two feet in front of me.  I couldn’t think outside of myself. I had nothing to give others. I could barely keep my head above water. The … Continue reading

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