Tag Archives: family

Designing a Life

Mary/ January 3, 2017

I started posting this picture of my garage/office just because it looked lovely last night, in the crisp clear evening, with some strange and rare snow here in Vancouver… Then I thought –

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This is a matter of life and death

Mary/ December 19, 2016

As Dr. Seuss said: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened”. The other week was the one year anniversary of my mother dying. To honor the date, I shared, on one

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I’m Back…and on a mission

Mary/ December 6, 2016

Yes, one can feel so confident when they start a new venture, or a new practice, and everything is going swimmingly.  I felt very smug last year when I seemed to have no

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Big Year

Mary/ December 31, 2015

So long, 2015, and thank you. You were a very big year, one of the biggest and richest years my heart has seen. Big Hearted Presence: I got to experience “walking my mother

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A Ten Year Love Affair

Mary/ August 3, 2015

It’s been ten years, almost to the day, I took possession of my current home. As I look out to the back yard and see the star magnolia reaching across the garden to

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Community

Mary/ December 14, 2014

I’m sitting under a palapa, a thatched sun-shade structure, on a beach in Cancun, Mexico. The reason I’m here (other than having a grand sun-filled break in December), is that I’m attending Alison

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