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Archives for November, 2017

Hope

Today I Love The Busy Waves

The finest frosted lace

Today I love the busy waves as they march across the bay from north-west to south-east in their determined parade to get where they feel they need to be. I love that they keep the secret of what it is they have to do so well. I love the way Bruce County has gone full on festive and decorated its cape across the bay from...
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Today I Love The Santa Claus Parade

Streaming, old school

Today I love the Santa Claus Parade that happens every year in my town. I love that some of the floats are the same ones that have been in our parade for like ever. I love that, compared to bigger urban centers, our parade is very naive and down-home, but compared to the parade that will take place at the last possible minute before Christmas, in the village of...
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Today I Love Life’s Regular Rhythm

Warm steel coffee mug ...

Today I love life's regular rhythm, the pulse of day to day, the cyclical nature of each day, each week, each year, the reciprocity of what you put into it and what you get out. I love that my life beats like music, thoughts are the lyrics, home is the bass notes, family is the melody, plans and hopes and dreams are the score, and...
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Today I Love Local Theater

More expensive than parking ...

Today I love local theater and all the talent that this town boasts. I love how easy it is for people I know to suddenly become people I don't know. I love that every now and then some little piece of some friend's personality will slip into the character they're playing and I'll think, "That's just like something Brody would do." and then realize again that I'm...
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Today I Love Familiar Days

Good morning, world

Today I love familiar days when everything seems to be okay and normal and the way my days were planned. I love that today is a Wednesday because that means working at my Wednesday office café. I love how I have been training myself not to accept disappointment as the last result of any change. I love that when something that I am hoping will happen cannot happen...
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Today I Love Good News

Grey day, great potential

Today I love good news and while they say "No news is good news," the truth is that good news is better than no news so I guess good news is best. I love that we are still looking forward to an adventure. I love determination, and no matter what happens, I intend to live my life constantly looking forward to adventures. I love that as long...
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Today I Love New Starts

Loving the road

Today I love new starts. I love finding out whether I'm on track for my next big adventure and today is the day I find that out. I love that I'm sorry I'm not sharing what that is yet, but I'm also so excited that, as sorry as I am, I'm not really able to feel sorry so it really is a case of "Sorry, not sorry!" I love...
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Today I Love Bohemian Rhapsody

Salutations

Today I love Bohemian Rhapsody on the cottage piano on an otherwise calm and quiet Sunday morning. I love that that piano just suddenly starts being played when I least expect to hear from it and that the person who plays it is often so quiet that she shows up right beside me sometimes and, without intending to, scares the wits out of me, so it's hardly surprising that she often...
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Today I Love My Life

Lest we forget ...

Today I love my life and I cherish the knowledge that my freedom was won at a great cost. I love that, although I abhor all violence, in times when situations have degraded to the point where force had to be met with force, there were women and men who stepped forward and did what they believed needed doing. I love them for that. I love that on many...
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Today I Love This First Day

Transition, autumn to winter

Today I love this first day of real snow for this year here in my corner of the world. I love that over fifty years ago my brother and I were sent next door to my grandparent's house and told there was a package there for us. We walked through the garden and found our grandparents just arriving home and getting a box out of the back...
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