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How Are YOUR Lilies?

I planted 9 ft tall lilies in the back garden a few years ago. This week, they are just beginning to open up. And with just four buds starting to open, the fragrance is heavenly. Our garden will smell intoxicating in less than a week when all the lily buds are open. Six years ago, …

How to Create Some Space

Create some space????? We are all duty-bound and time-crunched, right? So our favourite refrain is, “I’m too busy.” And whether this is true or a handy excuse doesn’t matter. We believe we are time-crunched; therefore, we are. Would you like to get off that merry-go-round? Remember Oprah? Her personal coach was Martha Beck. And Martha …

Canada: Another Year Older

Happy July Long Weekend Canada! Whether in Canada or the US, this weekend is all about celebrating. And politics aside, there are many reasons to celebrate. Besides the fireworks, this weekend is also a time for reflection. I have been doing some research and want to share where we Canadians are these days. For my …

How Well Do You Live In-Between?

I’ve been watching and thinking about several people in my circle. Specifically how they are navigating the in-between world. Y’know the place where we haven’t quite finished with one thing yet are taking tentative steps forward with that other thing? Like, my neighbour, just diagnosed with prostate cancer. Or the wife — of my husband’s …

How to Still Stand Tall

The news these days is making my stomach churn. It’s so very hard to stand tall right now, isn’t it? Interest rates are rising in a bid to stop inflation. Gas prices and general inflation are spiralling up an endless staircase. COVID is holding steady. Let’s ignore the long-overdue cooling of the housing market. The …

Let Go to Let In

  What’s your excuse for being forgetful? (C’mon! We ALL have those moments!) Here’s mine — “OMG, my poor brain. There is so much knowledge and wisdom crammed in there, that I can no longer keep everything in it. In order to make room for a new piece of knowledge, I have to let go …

Lessons from My New Puppy

Did I tell you we have a new puppy? She joined us in mid-February at barely three months of age. I had forgotten what life with a puppy is like. And today, I want to share the lessons Lily Bell (Bella for short) has taught me. I am pretty sure a couple will resonate with …