Archive | June 2011

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Pointy end of a project ( the culmination of 18 months work)…… Major assignment almost due….( third unit, only one more unit to go with classes finishing in November and graduation next May)…… If I am quiet it is merely life has consumed all my attention and energy. I will catch up soon.

Travelling North

Part of this work week saw me depart home at 5am for a 3 hourish train journey north to work for a day and return after the work day ended.   It was an interesting journey, because the first portion of it covered what used to be my commute from the coast to work and back, […]

Saturday Morning

I sit here as Saturday grows around me.  My new iPad is belting out some of my favourite music, (the sound track to Wicked) Geni has gone to work ( her Saturday shift) and I have just uploaded some quick snaps I took as I travelled northwards for work this week and decided it was […]

Glass half full – Good news Story

Thank you water.  Go to this website and see what ordinary people can do when they want to make life better for those who are less fortunate.  This group of young people give me hope for the future. They make me want to find ways I might do more.

Girl Giggles

…sneak under the bedroom door and tiptoe up the hallway bouncing out and around the living room to tickle my fancy and make me smile. There is a lot to be said for the happy sounds of growing, thriving teenage future women – still half girls. May all homes be full of happy sounds.


A professor stood before his philosophy class and had some items in  front of him.  When the class began, he wordlessly picked up a very large and empty mayonnaise jar and proceeded to fill it with golf balls.  He then asked the students if the jar was full.  They agreed that it was. The professor […]

“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.” ~ Anais Nin

This weekend was an odd mix of being here, where and when I was needed with a 4 hour hiatus when I worked.    The rest of the time was rest and being here, reading, reflecting and counting my lessons and blessings. And now the work week is about to begin.