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A beacon of Thought

Sometimes it is so difficult to get our 11-year-old to work.  Currently, we have him going to a psychologist for “testing.”  We suspect short-term memory might be the issue.  265 more words

Humor

Lern Good

Maimo maimo, these whispering secrets cuddle so nicely within me, spay the hellions before they multiply. Then shamefulness, red-cheeked native son blushing hard. I dare not tell a soul unless drunk and defensive, so, you know, every other day it seems to me. 314 more words

Good Form

Although you’d never know it by my looks, I lift weights.  I am not very strong (yet) and I am age-flabby and a bit – ahem – on the high side of my body fat ratio goal. 340 more words

Community life with a difference...

In the second year of the novitiate one faces the ‘long experiment’.  It is with a sense of joy and gratitude that I write about my 3 months living in as a care assistant at L’Arche.  1,068 more words

Reflection

Dear Diary, I called The Woman by her name...

Dear Diary,

I really do love The Woman Who Feeds Me. She always hugs me in the morning, bedtime, and many times in between.  She tends to feed me food I like and she takes me to cool places.   477 more words

Week 4: Listening to parents #107days

It’s hard to believe that we’re on Week 4 of #107days already, but we are, and this week we’re hoping to explore an issue that comes up time and again, listening to parents and families. 893 more words

Dear Diary, I am a rock star...

Dear Diary,

Being sedated was not so bad, but more importantly, I am a rock star. In fact, today was quite awesome!  I knew something was up when I was allowed to sleep in and The Woman Who Feeds Me did not feed me.   782 more words