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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Bone-us!!!
Saturday, January 09, 2021      35 comments

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SHOUT OUT to 1CRAZYDOG!! Words for our times . . .
Friday, January 08, 2021      30 comments

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ge.asp?id=1CRAZYDOG Veteran sparkie 1CRAZYDOG doesn't blog often (when she does, her blogs are well worth reading!) -- but she's a wonderfully supportive and regular commenter on other Sparkie... Read more
Good and Decent
Thursday, January 07, 2021      30 comments

Americans are good and decent people. Several American Sparkies have commented on their shame. Their sense that the world looks on and condemns. No no no. Your nation is resilient. You are doing the right thing. Redressing w... Read more
Pouty!!
Wednesday, January 06, 2021      38 comments

One day it's all "gifts from the universe". And the next day . . . all pouty! Because I didn't get what I "deserved"!! What I'm "entitled to". Yeah!! Wah wah wah. No, I'm not proud of myself. But yup, caught myself feeling all pouty... Read more
Like a Gift From the Universe!
Tuesday, January 05, 2021      30 comments

That was PHEBESS's comment on my red bellied woodpecker blog yesterday: "It's like a gift from the universe, isn't it?!?" And of course, that's just it. Red bellied woodpeckers are really common where many Sparkies live -- as quite a few p... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Red Bellied Woodpecker!!
Monday, January 04, 2021      41 comments

(not my picture) On Saturday, out with DH and walking Henry through the forested park behind our house, I heard the unmistakeable call of a ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Inequalities and Relationism
Sunday, January 03, 2021      31 comments

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emic-to-realize-what-we-had 2020 has been a difficult year -- we all recognize that. And increasingly we're realizing that those difficulties did not fall upon ... Read more
Shout Out to SISSIE21!!
Saturday, January 02, 2021      34 comments

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al.asp?blog_id=6726023 What an amazing, inspiring story in SISSIE21's end of year blog. She lost over 100 pounds in 2020: despite a pandemic, despite a very s... Read more
Happy New Year!!
Friday, January 01, 2021      35 comments

My red and white Minerva amaryllis is just beginning to unfold its first blossom today -- just as 2021 unfolds its first day. Sparkie friends... Read more
Engagement
Thursday, December 31, 2020      29 comments

Yes, once again I felt immeasurably enriched by the responses to yesterday's blog about walking -- whether with ear buds or silently. Clearly everyone understood that there's no one right answer!! Sometimes when we go for a walk, ... Read more
The TV In The Bar
Wednesday, December 30, 2020      30 comments

Following up on yesterday's blog about our constant 60,000 to 100,000 thoughts a day, projecting a "reality" that's not actually happening at all . . . like a perpetual TV in a bar . . . I really appreciated, as always, the comments. Her... Read more
Just Like on TV
Tuesday, December 29, 2020      24 comments

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7aKoSrDkAFM&feature=youtu.be I've blogged in the past about the Three Principles "inside out" approach: Thinking, Consciousness and Mind. The idea that we are thinking all the time -- 60,000 to ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Wild Geese
Monday, December 28, 2020      39 comments

As usual, the best part of yesterday's blog was the comments of Sparkie readers!! Beyond birding, several wondered why it is that some o... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Diversity and Happiness!!
Sunday, December 27, 2020      32 comments

Diversity makes us happier!! That Messiah/Complex performance I posted about yesterday celebrates cultural diversity from a uniquely Canadian p... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Messiah Complex
Saturday, December 26, 2020      35 comments

Do Canadians really suffer from the Messiah Complex? That always deluded belief -- a particular occupational hazard for both pastors and psychologists -- that we know how to save the world? If people would just listen to us? And conform to our... Read more

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