Prepared to grieve

The tragedy of the Humboldt hockey players bus crash and the loss of all those sweet boys was and is truly horrible. I feel for parents and friends and other teams and everyone involved. Especially the driver that survived... But while this is happening, and we respond by doing things like putting hockey sticks outside…

Freaking Out!

Gawd. I am losing it, and so, apparently, is the rest of the world. Everyone is fighting one another, my sodding first-born is still not speaking to me with extreme prejudice, journalists are being kidnapped and women everywhere are being killed and raped and abused and by golly jinkums, I am just about ready to…

Hope, or living present while giving presents

It's been a week. Shootings in Canada, Women hung for living, flogged for breathing, elections going to the right-wing, just a whole bunch of despair-inducing news. So I dither, and distract myself. Drink wine. Laugh too loud. Read the inter webs. There are only a few wonderful blogs I follow religiously and read every day…

Relax, and feel the cosmos breathing you…

Andrew Weil, MD, is a fellow who simply brims with good health and joy and gosh, even his beard seems almost rudely alive. He's a medical doctor with all sorts of additional training in naturopathy and yoga and non-western medical practices. I've read a few of his books in my time and he also seems…

Hmm. Sunday afternoons might not be a good thing, after all.

http://paulocoelhoblog.com/2011/02/20/our-dream/ Sometimes a posting comes along at the right time. I'm feeling a bit frustrated, writing-wise, and having trouble deciding if going to the Erma Bombeck conference would be a good thing or just an extra expense  (would probably block out my chance of seeing Newfoundland this summer). My dreams of being published are slipping…