Category Archives: Life

Dejah, The Warrior

For my friend… In tribute to the amazing life and soul of her baby. ❤ Continue reading

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Posted in All-Time Top Ten, Childhood Cancer, Heroes, Life, Life & Death, Non-Fiction, Tribute | Tagged , , , , | 33 Comments

The Mysterious Activist, *insert eyeroll here*

My previous post inspired a few good laughs about what stepping up for a cause is about. “Activists”. Who are these odd people on the news being called some version of ‘Post-Modern Social Marxists” or some such non-existent epithet? Community … Continue reading

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What’s Under a Fight to Do Right?

Sometimes I’m asked why do I bother to work for Indigenous causes, or any cause really, when it seems the odds against achievement are so damned overwhelming or insurmountable? Someone asked, “Why are you bothering to waste precious time”? It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Indigenous, Indigenous Peoples, Inspiration, Life, Native Americans, Opinion, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Indigenous Prayers – Poetic Haikus In Motion

Softly she enters The prayers of her music Ancestral healing RL ——————————————– A bold soul dances Rejuvenating spirits The grandfathers smile RL ——————————————– Ethereal calm Calling to the grandmothers Replenishing gifts RL ——————————————– A Warrior’s heart Gifted reverent power A … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Haiku, Indigenous Peoples, Life, Photos, Poetry, three line poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Headline to Headline; Let’s Play

Big day in Canadian news today and this makes it a good day to play, which headline is real? “City of Victoria To Remove Statue of Depraved, Racist Drunk and Canada’s 1st Prime Minister” or “Sports Officials Unable to Find … Continue reading

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Kill Me Now Karma – Formally Known as Do Not Write a Reference Letter This Way, Reprised

I made a terrible mistake in a reference letter once. Granted I was very young and new to the processes of supervision and management. My only training had been being thrown directly into the fire.  Actually, I think they used me as … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Coping, Grief, Inspiration, Life, Life & Death, Storytelling, Uncategorized, WPLongform | Tagged , , , | 22 Comments

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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