SABBATICAL STATE OF MIND

Infusing more life into life

August 17, 2020

The messiness of institutionalized human trafficking and the legalized ownership of people from a family tree point of view. The DNA IS helping.

August 16, 2020

Here’s the thing: As a voting adult, I’d like to consider an idea and then make decision.  

So, let’s say ✅I agree with healthcare ideals but think we have to refine taxation approaches. ✅I agree with school funding. And, think after this reign of the min...

August 16, 2020

If years were counted in more than days what 

would we say? 


We would talk more about the tears, the smiles,
and the fears.  


We would hug more and hold onto the tingles
and warmth.  


We would kiss.
Twice on each cheek -
with a squeeze like toddler hands on th...

August 15, 2020

Q-What do you do when your middle-schooler tells his parents he has had it with school?  

A- Invite him into your bed and take turns reading poetry, of course.

Turns out, he has a whole other life mapped out. And, he's ready to go to it. Moving the whole family and all....

July 27, 2020

You know when two roads meet. This happens in my home town, Toronto. The QEW Eastbound overlaps with the 401 Westbound. How can you being going East and West at the same time? It is even more confusing nowadays with the constant narration of the the GPS. And, it also h...

January 2, 2020

Recently, I was reading a friend's update that prompted me to look up the ancient Greco-Roman terms for love. It occurred to me that L-O-V-E continues to be one of the biggest things that hangs in the balance this decade.

The Greeks defined versions of love: agap...

December 31, 2019

This week I started thinking about how much times have changed since I was kid. During the holidays, it wasn’t unusual to find 3 coconuts, husks on, in the grocery bags. 

We all knew that meant. At some point, could be as immediately as while unpacking the grocer...

July 28, 2019

I woke up, in the middle of the night, thinking about those children in the communities that the president insulted. And, the announcer who cried because his inner child was hurting for the children in that community. I woke up because my own child while playing Minecr...

July 22, 2019

Last night, at almost 11, I was ready to tell our son he was busted for: after bedtime TV watching. His door was shut. The lights were still on and yes, he was so busted! I opened the door expecting to startle him but he was so into that little device screen. He didn't...

May 16, 2019

I have an odd habit of taking snippets of video. The moments before a posed picture or just a survey shot of a room. The snippets are mostly of people when they are just living. Most are 3s to 20s.

I remember talking to my Dad about a ten second video; one of my daugh...

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