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Adventures Clanmother John Masefield Joyful Aging Living Well New Years

Welcome to 2020!

  “The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.” Jean-Paul Sartre It has been a while since I have updated Clanmother, four years since I wrote about the brave Group of Twenty-Two who launched the SPCA. I looked back at my “about page” to […]

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Living Well Transitions

Life is Remarkable

 “In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.” William Blake September has always been a time of new beginnings for me.   The air takes on a subtle crispness, the colours transition to a reddish-golden hue, the harvest is well underway and there is the urgency of knowing that winter, the time of rest, […]

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Change Decision-Making Emotional Well Being Living Well

The Change Equation – A Catalyst for Movement

“All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another.” Anatole France I have been reading and re-reading the comments to The Change Equation: The Beginning.  My deepest thanks goes to all those […]

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50's Thoughts Dalai Lama Emotional Well Being Living Well Spiritual Leaders Wise & Witty

Wipe That Smile

I was told to wipe the smile off my face, if I was going to be taken seriously.  The article was clear, to the point, complete with a set of instructions on how to tilt the chin, make eye contact and minimize the shrillness of my voice.  Beware of overusing the smile.  Leaders employ this […]