Monthly Archives: May 2013

Who’s got their shorts on?

When you wake up at 4:30 am and it’s a running day, you really should go ahead and get up and get it done, on a hot day like today! Even though I was out at 6:30, it was HOT, … Continue reading

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Do you know any sullen reprobates?

Sure hope everyone gets a chance to at least poke your head out today. No matter how dark-clouded it looks, the air feels simply wonderful! My June flowers (thymes and Linden) are all getting ready to bust out; don’t know … Continue reading

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“here a wimple, there a gleam”

Made it out for my run, before the rain! In some ways it gives you energy, to get out there in the cool of 6 am. But now with this pleasant dripping sleep-sound… There are 4 runs left before the … Continue reading

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That winter I got lost… among other things…

The other day I posted a sentence about running up hills–the great thing is that you get to come down them again. A similar thing is when you’ve been sick (or agonized over someone else being sick): it feels sooooo … Continue reading

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Who knows?

Just a couple of quick sermon notes… from “long ago” now, since we’ve been away, I’ve been teaching, etc. I was going to uncheck the cross-post to Facebook, but I’m also going to include–in honour of our 34th anniversary–a poem … Continue reading

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When you’re overwhelmed…

There are now 2 weeks left on my Rookie Running program! It was a little hard to do the last one of Week 6 yesterday, but I managed it. That week got spread out over 2 weeks, because of being … Continue reading

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bitter, sweet, and smart

Better make sure this thing still works… ! When you’re retired, you take nice looooong, long weekends. And when you get back from an internet-no-man’s-land, there’s an awful lot of catching up to do. And when you’ve been sick with … Continue reading

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“like a tree…”

All the “rites of Spring” are slowly getting checked off the list: purse cleaned out and switched to fanny-pack style; we’ve had the first bbq of the season; I’ve been going around in bare feet quite a bit; it’s almost … Continue reading

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how to change your feelings

OK, cheer up everyone, warmer weather is coming! As a friend says, Hell is warming up now that the Leafs have lost… it’s not freezing over anymore. :D My brother actually called that disaster last night–he was just telling me … Continue reading

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frost warning!

HA! I was going to save this next Luci Shaw poem for the Fall, but it actually will fit here well enough! :D First flurry The white on the windshield is, variously, organdy-flocking; stars stuck on a sky; (a cold … Continue reading

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