Monthly Archives: May 2015

Speeding

I hate wasting time and I hate waiting. Something about scarcity attitude puts me at risk for being late because I want to max out every moment and not fritter my time… On my way to work last Friday morning, … Continue reading

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Marathon

We are a scant week post Ottawa Marathon. Nearly 50,000 runners participated. I participated by avoiding the course area: taking the bus downtown, instead of driving, to watch a dance performance, and doing a day trip to Montreal. The weekend … Continue reading

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Breathe

I love resting in savasanah to finish yoga practice, following the teacher’s breathing instructions leading into silence. If I don’t get to yoga, and it feels right, I might lead myself through some breathing, for example like so: Sit, stand, … Continue reading

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New Music

Finally home after a long day sitting in meetings, I peeled off stale clothes and yanked on my skimpiest bike shorts and blue lightening tank for a ride in the 30 degree heat… without earphones. Within minutes, sounds of wind … Continue reading

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Post Mortem

The anniversary of my ex-in-law’s burial just passed. Although he predeceased her by 20 years, her will required exhuming his ashes to mix with hers and be reburied together. They’d met just before WWII and he was drafted shortly thereafter. … Continue reading

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Mudder’s Day

“Cycling?” I asked. “No,” she said. “Hiking?” “No.” “How about a kayak on the canal or river?” “I don’t like that,” she said. “Yes, you do, you love kayaking,” I said. “Only when I’m with my friends,” she said. I … Continue reading

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Equal Opportunity Fashion

Western women have come a long way on the journey of emancipation. We’ve gained fashion freedom so that no one looks twice when we wear skirts, pants, shorts, tanks, tents, sweaters, spandex or suits. In this way, we have a … Continue reading

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