Category Archives: Love

Everything is Awesome

Last night was another round of body maintenance with fitness-friend Dana, this time at spin class. The instructor was new, French, and full of Awesome! “I love this song! This is one of my favourite songs!” she announced, while pedaling … Continue reading

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Trusting the Earth to Hold You Up

Yoga is hard. Make all the jokes you want—and I’ve made plenty since I moved to Hippie Heaven, Nelson, BC—a good yoga class is a bonafide workout in every sense of the word. I have not done a lot of … Continue reading

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On Being Married

Last week, blogger, writer, singer, dancer and all around lovely spirit, Amy Sundberg wrote a post about her life as a single person. On Being Single was—as is usual for Amy’s posts—an honest and beautiful ode to the joys of … Continue reading

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How Life Goes On The Way It Does

During the brief time I lived in Japan, I became intimately familiar with karaoke. Outside of Tokyo, English songs were scarce, and dated, but since I was often the only gaijin at any gathering it was my official duty to … Continue reading

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My Side of the Canyon: On age, youth, and the gap between

Want to drive your young children insane? Take them along when you go out for lunch or dinner with a friend. When the meal ends, order coffee after coffee and talk about a bunch of adult stuff. With each refill … Continue reading

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A Farewell to Stoicism

Those of you who know me will have noticed a series of Facebook posts this week concerning my sister Kelly. Among those posts were shameless requests for ehugs and pleasant distractions to lift her spirits. I’m certain at least a … Continue reading

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Ready to Jump

Today marks eighteen Valentine’s Days for Prez and me. I’d say it’s been a strange one so far but we never seem to have a “normal” anything, so let’s just say it was our usual strangeness. An opportunity may have … Continue reading

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That Kid Who Changed My Life

You see that kid? The one in white, putting the beat down-on the piñata? That kid changed my life. Some of you have heard this story before. I would apologize for the repetition but this is not just any story. … Continue reading

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Random Comfort

I’ve heard often about the comfort of god and religion. That has always been something for other people, as I believe in no deities and belong to no religion. But the implications of that statement struck me recently. If god(s) … Continue reading

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Every Day

Mother’s Day is coming soon. I’ve always resented the holiday, even before my moms—adopted and biological—died. Well, not only Mother’s Day but every holiday designed to play on our emotions and guilt/pressure/manipulate us into feeding the consumer machine. More than … Continue reading

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