Category Archives: Life

A Musing Tale For Two, Three & Seven | Short Story

As the smoke swirled, Seven pushed at her temple to dull the pain and reel in relief at the realization that she’d not only survived, she’d pulverized him. Them. She’d denied them her extinquishment by the Demon disguised as Sisyphus … Continue reading

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Let’s Call it, “Phoetry”

Blossoming Love Showering her gifts To all who pay her homage Sweet, pink abundance #cherryblossom #windshield Warrior She was still and sang Calmly embracing her peace As the hawks circled #mourningdove Hiding in Plain SightLuminous greetings As Luna peeks through sunlight … Continue reading

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When Robyns Soar

“Mom – mom come here now – a crow just grabbed a robin in the air!” I ran to the front window to join my son, who was staring wide-eyed at what was taking place in our front yard. There … Continue reading

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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

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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 One flying monkey, fallen Washed out on new shores Vindication realized 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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