Phyllis Wilson tried a little experiment on her Facebook and Twitter accounts recently where she posted the comment “Okay need some good news, what’s your good news for the day?”
Archives for August 2010
A doctor philosophizes a little on his way to a house call to Mrs. Cambden’s trailer which he’s been visiting for almost 19 years, ever since he was a fledgling doc, just starting practice in rural Nova Scotia.
Thriving On the Other Side remembers how Angels would appear, wrapping her in their warmth and helping her survive the darkest of days …
“The blues, to me, is like, being very sad, very sick…or in the church, being very happy. There’s two kinds of blues: there’s happy blues, and there’s sad blues. I don’t think I ever sing the same way twice. I don’t think I ever sing the same tempo. One night, it’s a little bit slow, […]
Have you ever tried solving a mind teaser? For instance, move only three toothpicks from a tic-tac-toe type arrangement in order to make three identical squares. You ponder this endlessly and finally, when the answer comes to you, you wonder how you didn’t see it to begin with. Now, consider the words; “when the answer […]
Michael Lebowitz reflects on running, recovery and life in the popular Tarmac Meditations series of diary entries.
In search of the St. Vincent parrot, Bruce Kemp discovers that a hike in the rain forest can be so much more than ticking those little boxes on that ‘life list’ you so carefully put together.
What’s so striking about the art of Arthur Davies is how little they give us a hint of either the turmoil of the times, or the psychological and actual turmoil of his personal life. Filled with young, beautiful women, perfected landscapes, and sensuous colors, Davies’ paintings seem almost completely unscathed, as if he was able to channel the paranoid, guilt ridden tenor of his life into a collection of visual dreamscapes beckoning us to come and rest in.
Love me, love my dog Lassie. Julia McLean offers a hilarious and inspiring look at life with Border Collies.
Everyone needs a pat on the back now and then. Even a simple smile can make a huge difference in someone’s day. It seems to me that this morsel of truth is becoming lost on a great many of us.