Monthly Archives: October 2012

Here’s what I “know”…acceptance of “not knowing”…..

~ ~ A “booklet” created several years ago… as I was trying, not very successfully, to help out some loved ones… learning acceptance of “not knowing” not understanding “why?” not being able to figure things out, not knowing what to … Continue reading

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An Irish Blessing… “May the road rise to meet you…”

~ ~ The past few days, there has been a huge increase in the number of people doing a google image search for “An Irish Blessing,” and arriving at this image in a previous Pocket Perspectives post.   Perhaps this … Continue reading

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Who you gonna call? ….. drain/circuit/clog/paint busters….keeping track

Our home seems to be getting a bit demanding this week…. drains lethargic, faucets feisty, electrical outlets working inconsistently, garage door being temperamental… all normal “problems,” but needing repairs. Who am I gonna  call???? Okay….where to find all those sticky … Continue reading

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A basket full of good wishes…..may you feel happy and contented….

~ ~ Other “loving-kindness” images: Ferns Loving Kindness Wishes,  8/11/11 Sunset  Loving Kindness Wishes, 4/12 ~

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“Old Bridges and me”…. insightful thoughts …by my 96 year old aunt

I just returned from a weekend visit to New Hampshire….while I was there, my 96 year old Aunt Okie (born in Okanogan, Washington) shared  more of her recent writing…which I’ll add to her own blog, “Poems by Okie”   /  “96 … Continue reading

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A “group walk”…from the Redwood Forests to the SF Bay waters…my little corner of the world.

Robin, from Life in the Bogs, Bogs Of Ohio, inspired a number of other bloggers to take walks or hikes last week and then to create posts about them….our very own “group walk.”  I HAD planned to take 3 LONG … Continue reading

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An update…Henry David, the rescued wild goose

To all who expressed interest in Henry David, the goose… I talked with the Lindsay Wildlife Hospital a little while ago and was told that Henry David, the goose, didn’t make it.  They said that he was very emaciated when … Continue reading

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