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Sunrise. Sunset.

'I'll tell you how the sun rose, - a ribbon at a time." Emily Dickinson There's nothing quite so beautiful as watching the sun rise or set. At sunrise you see the darkness give way to a glorious display of the sun's warmth and power. At sunset as the last rays fade, it's like the… Continue reading Sunrise. Sunset.

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Markers

Within moments of Oscar being born a pediatrician was telling me that she believed he had down syndrome. In the course of his post birth examination, markers had been spotted. Markers that point to a baby having down syndrome. His beautiful almond shaped eyes, the cute button nose, his lower set ears. The diagnosis that… Continue reading Markers

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The art of juggling

No, this isn't an article on how to juggling life's commitments. Feel free to send any advice on that topic my way! It is on actual juggling. Juggling balls, plates, swords, whatever. It's a talent that I don't have....yet. I'd quite like to learn how to one day. But if you have ever watched someone… Continue reading The art of juggling

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Grit & Grace

"The greatest triumphs in our lives sometimes occur when the circumstances seem to be hardest" Nicky Gumbel Let's face it. Life throws all things at us. The unexpected, the hard and the challenging. In essence - the grit of life. And there's nothing alluring, pleasant or beautiful in grit. But it is the grit that… Continue reading Grit & Grace

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Filters

Filters. A tool of the trade for photographers. For photographers, filters are light modifiers. The filters are items of equipment specifically used to modify the light entering the lens. They soften and colour the light. Used to improve the photo and the beauty within. We ourselves unconsciously apply filters to life and also to how… Continue reading Filters

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Pivot Well

PIVOT ; - the central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates. There's been a surge in the use of certain words while the world deals with COVID-19 and the subsequent lock down we all faced. Words like bubbles took on new meanings. Phrases like "flatten the curve," "community spread" and… Continue reading Pivot Well

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Chasing the sun

As the days have become cooler, I have found myself chasing the sun in my home for the warmest spots to work. Nothing quite like sitting in a comfy chair with the sun streaming in and a hot cup of coffee at hand (of course!) to work. Not so shabby this working from home gig. The… Continue reading Chasing the sun