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being thankful

This past weekend was Thanksgiving in Canada. The Monday following the weekend is a statutory holiday and usually a time for families to get together. In my family it is also one of the holidays generally celebrated with large quantities of food. 🙂 Continue reading

the sentimental value of stuff

Recently, my husband and I had a group of friends over for dinner. We started talking about our attachment to stuff. Of the three couples, each pair was well matched with their opposite when it came to their relationship to things; one would be a keeper and the other a tosser. Continue reading

Grief, its not a competition

Loss, its a part of life and its experienced by everyone.

I was reminded of this truth recently, when a good friend of mine had to put a beloved dog to sleep. The decision was painful and the process of going to the vet one last time was hard as you would expect.
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