Born a lover of stories. I love to read, write and tell them. Tales of inspiration, resilience and struggle.
A life long learner, I enjoy nothing more than sharing interesting and useful things I have learned so far.
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Jeffery walked the same path everyday. In the morning the shadows fell on the sidewalk. On his way home the sidewalk was sunny and hot.
Tucked in the crook of the uniformed arm of the Air Canada commercial pilot, was a tiny bundle. Descending the stairs from the cockpit gingerly he made it apparent that his cargo was precious.. Scanning the sparse crowd in the waiting area of the small town airport shelter he picked out the well dressed couple standing off by themselves. The woman wore a stylish cloche hat over her freshly styled bouffant accompanied by a red tailored coat. Her companion, though not as flashy, was dressed in a comfortable blazer and looked the part of a young professional.
Shaking violently from the bitter cold, her extended right arm swung back and forth reaching, grasping for anything that might indicate where she was. The collar of her shirt pulled up over her head provided slight protection from the biting stinging ice. The front of her shirt pulled up over her nose with only a slit left to peer out. It did not matter. She could not even see her own hand extended in front of her.
Where Pacifism & Terrorism Collide --Find the Tastiest Soup In all the Land
Naked people parading in protest through the city streets to the Nelson, BC courthouse is one of my early memories of the Sons of Freedom, the small but radical branch of the Doukhobor community. I remember driving past in 1979 and mom telling all of us to “turn your heads away! There are naked people over there.” Peeking through our fingers, we verified that she was in fact telling the truth! This memory is quickly replaced by resplendent memories of gatherings with peaceful Doukhobor friends and neighbors over delicious borscht, pyrahi and vereniki.
Staying Cool When Temperatures Are Rising
25 Budget friendly cooling tips that are good for the environment too It’s summer in the northern hemisphere and with it comes rising temperatures. Many people just turn down the Air Conditioning and go about their days normally. But what about those without AC? And what about the effects on the power grid?
Once a King or Queen of Narnia, Always a King or Queen of Narnia
If I ever needed to join a twelve step program it would surely be for my addiction to books. I don’t ever remember not being able to read and being homeschooled in the 80s, my books and my brothers were my best friends though the order switched from time to time.
Cultivating a Narnian Legacy
If I ever needed to join a twelve step program it would surely be for my addiction to books. I don’t ever remember not being able to read and being homeschooled in the 80s when it was not popular. My books and my brothers were my best friends though the order switched from time to time.
The Choice Paradox: How I Finally Wrestled It Down and Chose a Viable Niche
A storyteller, writer, helper, peer counselor, friend, financial coach, musician, educator, entrepreneur, mother, widow, and so much more. How to niche that down to fulfill my purpose(s) on this earth has been the quest of the past several years of my life. With so much to give, so much value to share, and a burning desire to do it all; I have wrestled with the paradox of too many choices.