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15
Apr

Party of one

Honour yourself There is something inherently kind about taking oneself on a dinner date. It was a gracious patron of the bistro where I worked in…

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29
Mar

Walk with Me

Walk with Me There was a time that the marker was so far down the road it seemed irrelevant. We chose to focus on what was…

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31
Jan

Of a Certain Age

Of a Certain Age Maturity is a moving target. I don’t remember when or where I heard these words, but clearly they were intended for me.…

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25
Nov

Use Your Words

Tell me what you need. The wee lad was having a spectacular meltdown and clearly testing the limits of a passenger’s fraying patience. Can’t she do…

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07
Oct

I Can’t Seem to Get Off the Fence

Try putting your foot down. I’m in agreement that diversity of opinion is a catalyst for change. Feisty debate, invigorating and skillfully moderated, can stake out…

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17
Sep

Tea Towels

It’s been more than five decades but I can still hear Mrs. Worthington preaching her creed. The orderly appearance of a well-run home is a direct…

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20
Jul

Sweet Dreams Darling

Wonderland is waiting. When my first little fella was three, we had a “serious” bedtime chat about sleeping. “Where do I go when I shut my…

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18
May

When Pigs Fly

News Flash—they do. Ultimatums are funny things. We make them when we feel cornered or frustrated by people or situations beyond our control. I admit—the fleeting…

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