Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Wind Beneath My Feet

November 13, 2008 by  
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P.D. Eastman wrote the classic Children’s Book ‘Are You My Mother?’ the story of a baby bird that has hatched while his mother was away. Fallen from his nest, he sets out to look for her and asks everyone he meets — including a dog, a cow, and a

Sock It to ‘Em

November 10, 2008 by  
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No shoes are worn in the wharenui and what a person does or does not wear on their feet will tell you something about them. Like my daughter Mede, who opted for

Dancing to my own Tune

October 9, 2008 by  
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I love dancing. I love the way it makes my feet sing and my spirit soar. Do you ever feel that way? It’s a beautiful thing, yes? Yes. And the right kind of music has a way of showing us the state of our spirit which has (in the long term)

A Road Well Worn

September 30, 2008 by  
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Today I’m celebrating my 200th blog entry! It’s an amazing milestone to me, why? Because it began with such a small step. What I’ve learned along the way is that this journey that people speak of does not,

Of Mice and Man

September 28, 2008 by  
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I’m reminded that there is a beauty in death that can be overlooked because of the grief experience. The grief takes over and we see and hear nothing else save feel the overwhelming tsunami of pain that comes from

Up A Creek Without a Paddle

September 9, 2008 by  
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Sometimes the smallest steps take us further than we ever imagine it possible to go in a few well made strides. And the big deal about that you ask? Well, there’s none really except that understanding how purposeful we can make our lives through simply

Hump Day

September 4, 2008 by  
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It’s hump day. The day where we look forward to the coming of the weekend. To be honest, it’s still a stretch when you view it realistically. I mean, there is still one working day left in the working week before we can

On the Dragon’s T(r)ail

September 2, 2008 by  
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Is it true then, that as we get older, we have a tendency to stuff our magical make-believe friends and creatures into chests where they lie unattended, gathering dust in some

When Angels Sing

August 30, 2008 by  
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When I walk barefoot through puddles it’s to remind myself that my life can be simple. Well, perhaps more simple than it is. I’m reminded that I can feel