Some Thoughts on Winter Solstice

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms {The Blog}. Winter solstice is a big deal in the far north. By this time of year, the days are very short and life can be very dark. We celebrate solstice because it marks the fulcrum; from now on the days which had been getting shorter and shorter will finally start […]

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Discovering Vancouver: FlyOver Canada

Cross-posted from Cherry Blossoms The Blog.   Geographically, Canada is the second-largest country in the world. Yet few of Canada’s proud residents can boast having seen most of it’s wild expanse. Canadians and visitors alike will love FlyOver Canada,  a new installation in Canada Place in Vancouver. It’s a ride very much like Soarin’ Over California, in Disneyland’s […]

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The Poor Little Looseleaf

Once upon a time there was a little looseleaf. He was a good little looseleaf who’s favorite thing to do was hang around in a green knapsack from the Yukon where all the other cool looseleaves hung out. Then one day a girl came along and took him out. The girl herself was wonderful – […]

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The Bosses are Not Pleased

I make a furtive dash for the computer to try for the first time in over a month to chronicle our lives.  For Christmas this year my mother gave me a cd of her journal #25 (December 25, 1986 – April 11, 1987.)  She is a devout journaller.  With the cd she included a note […]

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Ramble On Old Friends

I have been deleting and rewriting this post all morning long.  I’m trying to explain why I felt such a yearning to reconnect with my college friends when I felt an equally strong aversion to find schoolmates from high school.  I thought I had narrowed it down to the difference between friends by circumstance and […]

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Facing the Facts

My inner hermit is going crazy with  It’s ridiculous.  I’ve had the account for a short while already, I joined up when Janelle sent me an invite.  I didn’t do anything with the account and kept meaning to cancel it when more people found me on facebook and added me.  Before I knew it […]

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