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Archive: 12 2012

Why Resolve?

I think a lot about my deathbed. My thoughts are what I assume to be typical: What will I regret? What will I cherish? What will I wish I had seen? Who might I wish I spent more time with? Thinking of this moment, when there are no decisions left to make, no changes left to consider, no time left to ponder,… Read More

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It's not about winning, there's so much more…..

As we sat after a round robin doubles tennis yesterday and asked each other – Why do we love tennis ? It is clear that in this countdown to New Years Resolutions, exercise is always top of the list. I see the overpacked parking lot in Jan and the scurry of reception staff in the change room as people cannot… Read More

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100's Top 15

100 Resolutions is entering a new phase. After completing all the resolutions I made for myself after finishing chemotherapy and radiation treatment a little under two years ago, my resolutions are evolving. Not everything I want to do or want to achieve now is related to my diagnosis and treatment. I'll… Read More

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Another phone call

It was my intention to write something entirely uplifting and joyful today. Then came another phone call. Yet another family has been visited by the bastard cancer.  Yet another child is thrust into the new world of metastasizing ignorance and fear.  Yet one more holiday season will be lost in the fog of… Read More

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Your Dreams Miss You

‘All the lanterns are lighted, the kids are invited, all chorus united, PINATA!’ My class was chosen to represent ‘Mexico’ in our ‘Around the World Christmas Concert’ in grade six. The lyrics above are just a few of the gems from the tasty lick that we were given. It was an awful song and at… Read More

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