Saturday, December 16, 2017

Giving up and letting go

September 25, 2008 by  
Filed under Release

I am a few pages away from the conclusion of “Slipstream: A Daughter Remembers” by Rachel Manley. Coming to the end of a good book is a little like the end of a vacation. For awhile, you are in another world, absorbed in the characters, the plot, the comings and goings, the emotions, the twists, […]

Public Enemy #1 – continued …

September 21, 2008 by  
Filed under Practice

Since publishing the blog on “Public Enemy #1”, many people have responded with some version of “Good for you!” or “Marguerite, how did you do it?” Others have said “I don’t think I would have the guts”. “So, I thought I would share my “tips” on how to dispense with the TV. First thing is […]

Public Enemy #1!

September 19, 2008 by  
Filed under Practice

In May of this year I disconnected the cable service at home. While my children understood my decision in the runup to their end of year examinations, they were aghast when I announced that I would not be reconnecting it at all! For awhile I was Public Enemy #1. Television has always been controlled in […]


September 8, 2008 by  
Filed under Love

My sister called me in tears yesterday as I was on my way to church. “Clefty died” I heard through her sobs. And tears welled in my eyes as I too felt the sadness. Clefty was born three weeks ago to Carole’s Shih-tzu/poodle dog, Britney. He was the first born of 7 beautiful pups, lovingly […]

Knights in shining armour

September 6, 2008 by  
Filed under Trust

I woke up on the Friday morning after Tropical Storm Gustav had passed, happy that my home had suffered no damage, only to hear the news that the fence separating my property from the golf course was down. I now had an unimpeded panoramic view – the green melting into a row of trees, on […]

Senior Citizen Discount

September 4, 2008 by  
Filed under Accept

I popped into the supermarket yesterday to pick up a few items. In a rush, I was quite impatient as I noted that the cashier had scanned all the items, yet had not totalled the amount. She sat there waiting for something and I wondered what. All was soon revealed – to my shock and […]