Tag Archives: Diary

Walks in Don river area

When you want something, All the universe conspires In helping you to achieve it.                         The Old man to the Boy                         The Alchemist-Paul Coelho, Page 42 Sifting through the reading journals over the years, we went through the places … Continue reading

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Sisterhoods

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Letters and Journals-1970s to now

In Stud Terkel’s – Coming of Age – he writes about the experiences of persons in their seventies and beyond and the lessons of life we can draw from them. “Life certainly does not begin at seventy…..” AS I SAW … Continue reading

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Home-a physical place but also a community

“You want to help me change my life?” Mom asked. “I’m fine. You’re the one who needs help. Your values are all confused.” Rose Mary Walls-telling Jeannette Using literature as a lens to see some family dynamics, I went through … Continue reading

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Lock-down notes

As the COVID19 related lock-down becomes a reality in Ontario, Canada, we tried to develop some more creative ways to engage.We remembered previous times when we were in such situations to isolate, did some readings from our home library and … Continue reading

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Early Rubens-Year end Diary-notes-2019

Having a designated thinking place, and scheduling the time to go there, helps shape thinking. Over the years, have tried to follow this practice-individually and jointly -with different groups. 2019- marked the third consecutive year, when I stayed in Ontario-Canada. … Continue reading

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WHAT WILL WE BE ABOUT…THIS TIME NEXT YEAR..Around Mother’s Day-2019

Tuesday-Janry 20th-1846 Mamma told me to note down what we were all about on the 4th of January 1846. We were all standing round dear Mammas bed talking to her about her being sick. What will we all be about … Continue reading

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