I am watching “Notting Hill” for the hundredth time and laughing, again, at Spike’s t-shirt. If you’ve not seen the movie, it’s a good ‘un and so as not to be a ‘spoiler’, I’ll not elaborate further about Spike or his t-shirt. Just trust me, it’s funny. So is the movie. You see, it’s been …

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Singin’ in the rain…

It is raining. Buckets. Literally. The weather and my mood are similar. I’m as soggy as the deck, as droopy as the water sodden leaves, and all grey like the sky. Yes indeed, one and the same, me and the weather. Okay, that’s all wrong. Rain is cleansing, nurturing, healing. It refreshes the land, washes …

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Every. Two. Hours.

If you’ve read a few, or better yet, several of my posts, you’ll know I often whine about being tired. It’s ridiculous to drone on about it, but I do. Apologies. Anyhoo, earlier this week, I realised I’m not so much tired as weary; that being the more appropriate description for what I experience, so …

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To infinity…

I have a friend whose job it is to look up. His childhood pastime turned into a successful career. Decades later, he’s still looking up with the same youthful enthusiasm, but it’s through the lens of the most powerful telescopes on the planet instead of the naked eye. In fact, he led a space telescope …

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Thankful tears…

The night sky is beautiful here when clear. Because I live far from civilization no ambient light interferes with celestial viewing. There are no street lamps, or high rise office buildings illuminating the dark. It is easy to pick out constellations and gaze in awe at clusters like the Milky Way. You can also count …

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