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Interruptions and the Lunchbox

Life taught me a lesson this week! Well I hope I have learnt from it. My normal morning routine had a planned for change. Instead of the normal school run, I was taking my oldest to the Hospital for an appointment, an early one at that. 220 more words


Media... o media...

Goose buumppsss!!! Media.. o media… how can you tell which one is true or false these days? You can’t use your intelligence anymore because how would you know what you just watched or read, which seemed factual, wasn’t in fact a really smart, public lie created to serve some hidden agenda you know not of? 136 more words

Life Encounters

Late Night Collisions

Dear Reader,

One of the most freeing, and yet most sobering truths was brought to my remembrance tonight.

One of those Peterbilt-runs-headlong-into- your-mind moments.

It’s encouraging, and yet not simultaneously, which makes it difficult to take ownership of. 305 more words


Paris has completely wowed me, again. I took close to 300 pictures in just 24 hours so am planning to have a huge sort through on the Eurostar home later today… 11 more words

Beautiful Things

My mother

Tonight I’m thinking about my mom. The only one I’ve known thus far; the one who raised me. It’s been just over a week since I made the move to Oregon and it was nice to see a long newsy email from her in my inbox the other day.


The Miracle of Mostly Dead

At the end of last summer, the cherry tomato plant I’d put in a pot on my front porch and watched grow, withered away in the late summer heat.  370 more words

Less than 3 weeks to go and.....

I’m not even scared!!! 

I have pretty much been living in fear of the big 3-0 since my early 20′s, and now that its rapidly approaching amazingly I’m not scared. 135 more words