Category Archives: Love

This First Birthday

Today, October 28th, 2015 marks the first time I will not be able to call my sister and wish her a happy birthday. I feel as if I need to do something meaningful to honour and celebrate her. I also … Continue reading

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Friends Like These

Imagine you are going to throw a party. You make a list of fifty of your friends. You send out invitations to those fifty friends. How many do you reasonably expect will RSVP with a Yes? How many Maybes? How … Continue reading

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Grief and the Disbeliever

What is it like to grieve when you don’t believe in heaven or hell, reincarnation, spirits, ghosts or any other form of life beyond the world of the living and breathing? I imagine some people must wonder if it’s more … Continue reading

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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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