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I’m Still Here!

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July 08, 2020

It’s been a while since I’ve updated the site, so here’s a summary of what’s been going on.

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It’s very hard to stay focused or motivated when I’m trying to manage my pain levels every day.

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Sidetrack Sunday?

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March 10, 2019

I’ve spent this weekend undertaking a really interesting (if not overwhelming) task …

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Snow, Snow, Go Away

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March 03, 2019

Why did we sing about making the rain go away as children? Winter is a much bigger issue in Canada…

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The Thick of It

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December 18, 2018

When I was a child; reading, writing, and creating were my “escape.” Destination Imagination. 

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The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.

Terry Pratchett

You may be disappointed if you fail. But you are doomed if you don’t try.

Beverly Sills

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower.

Alexander Den Heijer

You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.

C.S.Lewis

Logic is the beginning of wisdom, not the end.

Mr. Spock

First, forget inspiration. Habit is more dependable. Habit will sustain you whether you’re inspired or not. Habit is persistence in practice.

Octavia Butler

Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.

Stephen Hawking

If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.

Lao Tzu

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.

Frederick Douglass

We are not human beings having a spiritual experience, we are spiritual beings having a human experience.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

Common sense is not so common.

Voltaire

Find what you love and let it kill you.

Charles Bukowski

I think perhaps I will always hold a candle for you – even until it burns my hand.

And when the light has long since gone … I will be there in the darkness holding what remains, quite simply because I cannot let go.

Ranata Suzuki

If a poem hasn’t ripped apart your soul; you haven’t experienced poetry.

Edgar Allan Poe

Your friends will believe in your potential, your enemies will make you live up to it.

Tim Fargo

Hard work beats talent when talent fails to work hard.

Kevin Durant

If people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it would not seem so wonderful at all.

Michelangelo

Beverly Sills

Work

July 20, 2018

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.

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Creativity takes courage.

Henri Matisse

The bearing of a child takes nine months, no matter how many women are assigned.

Frederick P. Brooks Jr.