December 30 , 2022 /

DAY THIRTY – END

There are 31 days in this month and this 30 day Bold Experiment ends today.  The bold part was taking it on and seeing if we could meet the challenge, not all that great, nonetheless, a daily commitment.  The experimental part of this exercise was writing a short post for each day as a way

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December 29 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-NINE REVIEW

Today marks a period of time, as does every day and as they accumulate one day at a time we look back at how we spent the day or several of them over a period of time.  It could be each day with the reflections exercise, it could be a weekly exercise or as this

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December 27 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-SEVEN CURIOSITY

{Poem by Alistair Reid) Curiosity may have killed the cat; more likely the cat was just unlucky, or else curious to see what death was like, having no cause to go on licking paws, or fathering litter on litter of kittens, predictably. Nevertheless, to be curious is dangerous enough. To distrust what is always said,

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December 26 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-SIX SURPRISE

An unexpected gift is often a welcome surprise.  Whether the gift comes as a material object or an expression of gratitude and appreciation, the one making the gift has taken the time and given some thought to honor the recipient.  One such gift came to me from a former student of 30 years ago who

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December 24 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-FOUR TRANSITIONS

As we change seasons, travel from one time zone to another, move from one place to another there is a noticeable shift in our attitude, outlook and response.  When we move from the familiar to the unfamiliar, there is a period of adjustment of adaptation and becoming comfortable with the change.   Change is easier

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December 21 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-ONE – MORE LIGHT

Day Seventeen described light in general terms, the sources of light both natural and man-made. Light has long been a way to celebrate life from the lighting of candles and bonfires to symbols for specific, historical events. We celebrate solstice and equinox four times annually and the world’s major religions all have LIGHT as the

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