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My Glass
Tuesday, April 21, 2020      8 comments

One of today's Spark articles was about optimism and how for some of us our glass is always half empty and for others always half full. I thought about that a lot as I like most others here in Nova Scotia are trying to come to some understandin... Read more
Powerful!
Sunday, April 19, 2020      7 comments

I would so like to be part of this group! Enjoy and whether woman , man, girl or boy, be empowered. https://www.youtube.com/
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Ending The Week On A High
Friday, April 17, 2020      8 comments

Because of COVID and the restrictions it has caused an annual rite of Spring has been cancelled here; the Spring roadside pickup. As we come out of hibernation we normally go about our spring cleaning and that means getting rid of no longer use... Read more
Wee Laddies
Sunday, April 12, 2020      7 comments

Parents of young children are sometimes having a hard time these days. These Scottish parents seem to have mastered the art of maintaining peace and decorum rather well. https://www.facebook.com
/watch/?v=2285551588415126 ... Read more
Music to Calm our Souls
Saturday, April 11, 2020      8 comments

Two songs, both express feelings of hope that we all are wishing for this holiday weekend. Whatever your sense of faith let the words carry you along. The first is a Nova Scotian anthem and in order of appearance are Anne Murray, Rita MacN... Read more
Time For Some Constructive Fun
Friday, April 10, 2020      5 comments

Many of us are bored and finding it difficult to concentrate or even remember what day of the week it is; this article and YouTube challenge might help us to focus on something fun and creative. https://www.nytimes.com/
2020/04/0... Read more
Beethoven
Tuesday, April 07, 2020      10 comments

It has long been known that cows produce more milk when classical music is piped into the barn during milking time but now we find that other animals including us of course enjoy soothing melodies as well. Enjoy and maybe meditate as you listen... Read more
"Stay The Blazes Home"
Monday, April 06, 2020      12 comments

These were the direct words of advice from our provincial premier on Friday and since then the message has gone viral; songs written, memes created, shower curtains, mugs and T-shirts have been produced. It was a nice weekend here for April and... Read more
Mood Boosters
Saturday, April 04, 2020      8 comments

A local chocolate company (Peace by Chocolate) have produced a wonderful box of treats that they have called The Mood Booster. My kids got their's delivered yesterday, most grateful as they have had a stressful week, as have we all. I can't g... Read more
Some Fun For All Us Kids
Friday, April 03, 2020      8 comments

https://www.bbc.com/news
/entertainment-arts-52149055 We are all looking for ways to explain to others (and sometimes ourselves) just what "social distancing" implies. I prefer to explain it as physical distancing, we n... Read more
For The Birds
Thursday, April 02, 2020      5 comments

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Pay It Forward
Wednesday, April 01, 2020      9 comments

Simple gestures make a difference when we can no longer go about our normal daily activities and are feeling abandoned or lonely. This story is a great example of the concept of paying it forward. https://www.cbc.ca/news/
canada... Read more
Be A Bear
Tuesday, March 31, 2020      9 comments

We have a large, strong and proud Mi'kmaq (mig maw) population in Nova Scotia. Like most indigenous peoples around the world they have been marginalized over the centuries. Close to 50% of their population suffers from chronic disease like dia... Read more
Feeling Trapped?
Monday, March 30, 2020      9 comments

https://www.bbc.com/news
/av/world-52070787/coronav
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from-an-italian-family Feeling the walls closing in? Following some of their advice just might help and the idea for the Rome Marathon... Read more
To Calm Us All
Sunday, March 29, 2020      7 comments

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