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A Nice Day At Home

For the next couple of weeks, I am working a compressed work schedule. This means more teaching on the days I am at work, but also means more time off.  Today, was a day off. In the past, I used … Continue reading

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A Secret

Do you ever feel like someone’s got the secret, but their not letting you in on it? Do you get told about insider deals, only to follow their instructions and not find the deals?  It seems like others know how … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday

It might be a bold statement, but I finally feel like summer is here. Saturday’s bike ride was in warm temperatures with lots of sun.  I no longer need the arm warmers and everyone has their bike shorts on–as opposed … Continue reading

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Taking It All In Stride

I was asked to Substitute on Thursday. Then the person requested a change and asked me to substitute Tuesday.  On Monday, the person asked me to wait and see, only to come back later and say, maybe it could be … Continue reading

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Sometimes Nothing Is Okay

Seeing as I was sick, I put absolutely no demands on myself today.  There was nothing I absolutely had to get done and whatever I wanted to do was okay.  Normally, unproductive days seems stressful to me.  Getting absolutely nothing … Continue reading

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Dominoes Fall…and Drinks are Served.

In life, cliche though it may be, dominoes fall and bring about windfalls and misery. This moment, or any moment, is the result of a myriad of events and choices.  Some form a very linear path and others form a … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee is a Different Animal

One great thing about a weekend morning, besides not having to heed the call of the alarm, is having time to drink my coffee.  Perhaps I should say savour my coffee–but that sounds a little pretentious despite being true. On … Continue reading

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September 9: State of the Blog

I’ve been writing about the day’s perfect moments for months now, and there is a lot that has become quite obvious.  If you’ve been reading these posts (or gone back and sampled a few) it might be obvious to you … Continue reading

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July 23, 2014: A Calming

Today’s Perfect Moment is all about having time.  Too often I am rushing around trying to utilize minute fragments of time to get things done.  At times, I am looking ahead to something while the current moments slip away, only … Continue reading

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July 11, 2014 Therapeutic Moments of Sun and Snips

Today, a little after five o’clock, I exited the barber shop into the bright sunshine of late afternoon.  All the troubles and frustration of the day seemed to melt away, and I finally felt like the weekend had arrived.  Seems … Continue reading

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