Category Archives: musing

Health care – imperfect yet necessary

Health Care and Medicine make mistakes. That is a hard pill for me to swallow some days.  I feel a need to defend. I feel a need to complain. I feel a need to have compassion. I feel conflicted. The sad … Continue reading

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My Life is in Your Hands

I have always had a bit of a control problem though I do manage it much better than I did when I was younger. I am sure the fact that I was put “in charge” at a very young age, … Continue reading

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Sliding down a slippery slope

  Do we have the right to die in the way we want, when we want and how we want ? The Supreme Court gave our parliament until June 6, 2016 to pass a law allowing physician assisted dying.  As … Continue reading

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What the LEAN is going on ?

It’s an Election!  I like a good debate, but I am not a fan of a negative campaign. Not long out of the election gate, “Lean” was on the chopping block for one political party, and perhaps to be scaled down … Continue reading

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The Neglectful Gardener 

For more years than I  can count, my garden seems to have a big problem – neglect and weeds.  It seems I just get a handle on them, then life, weather, other priorities and yes, laziness lets the weeds take … Continue reading

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“One who gains strength by overcoming obstacles possesses the only strength which can overcome adversity”                   Albert Sweitze I looked at a number of quotes on adversity and this one seemed to fit … Continue reading

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Eminent Orphans and me

It started with a previous blog post.  A friend told me about  Malcolm Gladwell’s book “David and Goliath “ in reference to  me wondering why some people survive tragic circumstances and others get stalled in life because of them Since Christmas … Continue reading

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