January 1 , 2023 /

NEW

NEW A new year, a new day and a new week, so why not a new blog?  Having finished the 30-day experiment, it seems a good time for a review and a reboot.  Many of us are glad to say good-bye to 2022 and take this blank canvas for 2023 as a gift and see

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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 22 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY-TWO CONTEMPLATION

Stop for a few moments and take time to really think about what you saw, what you heard or what you read and give that some serious thought by turning it over in your mind.  As you think about it, consider how it affected you. Was it a surprise or was it something ordinary?  Extraordinary? 

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December 20 , 2022 /

DAY TWENTY – CREATING

Making something new or doing something you have never done before can be a creative act of learning, growing and changing.  Perhaps you need to let go of something old in order to have space and time for something new.  It could be a new skill, a new activity, a new connection, a new project,

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December 18 , 2022 /

DAY EIGHTEEN – FOCUS

Focusing on focus, adjusting how we see things, zeroing in on a particular point of view can be an interesting and revealing exercise.  Changing the angle changes our perception. If using binoculars or a telescope or a camera, we may adjust the focal point for clarity or it is done automatically by an inboard sensor. 

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