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Sejal is special

I have no idea if I should be posting this. I have no idea if it’s for you or for me (…it’s for me). I don’t have an objective here or a lesson I’m learning. It’s not even really about … Continue reading

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My relationship with “should”

I have a complicated relationship with “should” Recently, someone told me to remove that word from my vocabulary. It’s a word that our “self-critic” uses to judge ourselves. I should eat better. I should invite that person over. I should say … Continue reading

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What family looks like

Recently, I was talking about the idea of “family” with two friends who were roommates. Both women were single. But if one of them met someone and got married, the other would move out. “But why? Why couldn’t we keep living … Continue reading

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2016 in four words

At the end of last year, I spent a lot of time reflecting on the past 12 months. I had the idea of coming up with single words that described the year. It was easy to do because 2015 was … Continue reading

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The creating and the created

This is the last post in a series inspired by Big Magic by Liz Gilbert. Read the Intro, Courage, Enchantment, Permission and Persistence. I’ve believed a lie for most of my life. In fact, it’s only as I’ve read Big Magic that I’ve seen just how big this … Continue reading

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Busy enough

This past month or so has been comfortable. Painfully comfortable. My job is plugging away at a manageable pace. Regularly-scheduled activities have taken a hiatus during the summer, so less commitments. People are out of town, so less visiting. I’ve … Continue reading

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Changing the goal

For four months in grade 3, I took piano lessons. Today, more than 20 years later, I can still play a few of the songs I learned in those four months. A few years ago around Christmas time, Christmas Canon was … Continue reading

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Jumping afraid

Since I was 8, my answer to “what’s your favourite sport?” has always been “gymnastics”. I did recreational gymnastics from age 8 until I was 14. I was okay at it. I certainly had the flexibility, a decent amount of … Continue reading

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Adventures in plumbing

Last night I did plumbing. Or I plumbed? I’m not even sure the right verb tense to use…which clearly tells you a lot about my experience in the plumbing world. Let’s try this again. Last night I fixed my toilet. … Continue reading

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2015 in five words

I’ve always been the first to say “New Years Eve is pointless”. I don’t like the pressure to do something epic to ring in the New Year, and I’m not a fan of cliché New Years Resolutions. But really, I … Continue reading

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