Monthly Archives: January 2013

“If you cannot be enlightened, pretend to be someone who is enlightened, and then behave like they would.”

I found a great video of an inspirational commencement speech on Rachel Pink’s blog.  It’s great.  The speaker, Neil Gaiman, not only writes novels and stories, makes film, comic books, writes children’s books, but he also speaks brilliantly about How … Continue reading

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What’s going on here

So, my driveway has been plowed four times since I’ve been back from NYC. Three times in three days, in fact. It’s been cold, very cold, but mainly sunny for a few days. Lila and I went for a walk … Continue reading

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My New York

New York City Subway, originally uploaded by leyaevelyn. There are many ways to think about New York City. It’s big, it’s crowded, loud, sometimes brash, always exciting. Here are a few ways I see it: 1.It’s okay to stare. No … Continue reading

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Back on the ranch

Halifax is not New York. I had a long day traveling, with a seven hour wait in the Philadelphia airport because of flight delays and missed connection. I arrived in Halifax after midnight (I was scheduled to be in by … Continue reading

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When we went to the radiation clinic for a followup visit, Damian bounded up to the reception desk with a cheerful smile and said: “Remember me?” Of course, they did and were happy to see him so healthy. His treatment … Continue reading

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