Tag Archives: Life

What to do when you don’t know what to do

Just stop. Stop. Pause. Take a break. Rest. Hold still. Cease and desist. Be still. Just be. And listen. To your heartbeat. To the sounds around you. After a moment or two, you can start all over again. Maybe now … Continue reading

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A day of things

~~ The first thing of the day — if you’re lucky — is this: You Wake up. And then all the other things start.  The mind does its thing. Thinking things. Then your body does its thing. And you, well, … Continue reading

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Between Then and Now

Photo by FS — clocks on the wall of a Toronto shop   Between then and now (if by then you mean the last time we saw each other to get caught up with the happenings inside and outside of us … Continue reading

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There isn’t a thank you big enough

“We’re gonna put you through hell,” the doctors said. “It’ll be brutal, but we’re confident it will work.” Because I want to live I said okay, registering the fear that was coursing through my body and the concern for the special someones in … Continue reading

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It’s a thing

I don’t recognize the number. Because I’m waiting for a call, I answer.  A pleasant male voice asks, “may I speak with Frances?” Due to a cold and complicated bunch of other things, my voice barely registers as human. But I plod on and in … Continue reading

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