The Bright Side of Dark Times

The Chinese term for “crisis” involves two characters. One which means danger and the other, “opportunity”. “Opportune”, the root of the word “opportunity means “auspicious, advantageous, and favorable”, a set of circumstances that reveals possibilities previously hidden.

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Today I Love Diligence

Today I love diligence, especially in people who are working on the same job I’m working on. I love that there are two gas fitters here trying to figure out how to install my cook top in the best possible manner so that we can use it.

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Today I Love My This Sinking Feeling

Today I love this sinking feeling I’ve gotten from plumbing in my new sink. I love the new faucet, love that my drain is flowing freely and that I managed to make the drain and trap as low a profile as I could so that lots of things still will go under the sink.

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Today I Love New Counter Measures

Today I love new counter measures, especially ones that fit. I love that, since I have broken the camera on the front of my phone I have to take all my photos with the selfie camera and I just can’t seem to take pics that don’t have my hair or an eyeball or a hairy eyeball in them.

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Today I Love Grocery Shopping In My Kitchen

Today I love grocery shopping in my kitchen at Kelly’s Island on my computer. I love that online grocery shopping is an adventure in itself because mostly you get what you order but sometimes you get things that aren’t what you would have bought and it’s always fun to see how that ends up.

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Today I Love Finding Treasures

Today I love finding treasures, like the fog-bow in the back yard, or the bag of bread flour in the cupboard at the cottage. I love that we are still at the cottage because the counter tops have been delayed again so we just took an extra day away.

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Today I Love The Threatening Rain

Today I love the threatening rain looming off to the north west and casting the occasional splatter of tiny drops our way as a warning of her coming torrents. I love how I am looking forward to the thunder and the lightening that has been foretold.

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Today I Love The Sweet Night Air

Today I love the sweet night air that filled our home all night long while it drifted in through the years first open, night time windows. I love that the house stayed warmer than it keeps in winter with the heat on,

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The Connector and the Freedom Fighter Part 3

John Bowlby, a British psychoanalyst originated the Theory of Attachment. He was attempting to understand the intense distress experienced by infants who had been separated from their parents. Although Bowlby was primarily focused on understanding the nature of the infant-caregiver relationship,

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Today I Love Evening Walks

Today I love evening walks even in the slight drizzle that we had last night. I love that we walked our usual half hour and succeeded without any negative occurrences such as catching a cold or dying or suddenly realizing we were naked and then waking up to find it was all a dream,

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