Author Archives: Blog Woman!!!

About Blog Woman!!!

Once in a while I can rock a thought. I simply believe in what I stand up for. I'd most like people to know that surviving the trials of mountains and monsters is more than resilience - it’s a path to your destiny. On a mostly weekly basis I throw out a grab-bag of facts, ideas or creativity; like a box of chocolates wrapped in ribbons of occasional profanity.... In other words, it's my party I can fun if I want to. So, how about it, can we talk?

Friday Funnies: ‘Cause It’s Time For A Little Music

I think it was one of those weeks that work to kick off a great Mother’s Day weekend:  Car Trouble Tuesday, Winless Lotto Wednesday, last Saturday threat of arrest. Yeah, this  > < close, but no cuffs after all. This Saturday will likely… (click on link to see rest of meme thrills) Continue reading

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Getting Arrested? Piece of Cake; The 2nd Dino Age Is Over – Part 2

In Part 1, I shared my unintended practise run in taking ‘bold action’, as it’s called when one is willing to step in and interfere with business as usual. I’m referring to the Kinder Morgan (KM) case to build a bitumen … Continue reading

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The 2nd Dino Age Is Over – Part 1

I went to Burnaby Mountain on May 5th with the intention to support efforts and possibly even get arrested in protest of Kinder Morgan’s plan to build a new pipeline. However, by the end of this day, what I’d received … Continue reading

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Blackbird Fly…

A few weeks ago I made a bit of a startling discovery.  Along with that, I realized I’d also entered a murderous circle, a plethora of new friends, and an opportunity to crow a little about it, if you will… … Continue reading

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Capturing Spring, an Ode to Grace

It’s a beautiful thing, watching our yards convert and conform to the winding of the world.  I think this is the real new year in motion. It inspires my hopes for personal growth in a good way, in as much … Continue reading

Posted in Haiku, Life, Micro Poetry, Photos, Poetry, Spring, three line poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

She Sings Me Peace

So this sweet little miss visited me the other day… Subtle little friends Warming the gloomiest days Love’s slyest bounties Haiku She sang me his blues Vindication realized Washed out on new shores One flying monkey, fallen The music of … Continue reading

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What is Metis Again?

Updated 3/30/18: Correction to stated white supremacy group location is in Quebec contesting Innu land claims and the inclusion of status First Nations born to white women. There’s unfortunate long-held misunderstanding of what being “Metis” means. That confusion has only … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: ‘Cause 5 Years of Blogging Bliss on Saturday

Hey, my 20 or so readers – can you believe I’ve been at this for 5 years already?! (Still?) Technically, the anniversary is tomorrow, March 17th, but Friday funnies… I think this is supposed to be one of those milestones that … Continue reading

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Because He Was Brown

Like most Indigenous paying attention to Canada’s recent handling of two murder cases – 22 yr. old Colten Boushie, shot while he was asleep in the front seat of a vehicle and Tina Fontaine, 15 yr. old, 72 lbs, killed … Continue reading

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I Looked For You

  I wondered and waited for you… I wondered who would show up, I wondered who would stand. I wondered if my words or calls for help would bring you to us. I worried my anguished voice would just fall … Continue reading

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