when I’m 64

Once the realisation is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side-by-side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for...

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make a wish

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows. ~Doug Larson Loving dandelions feels like a revolutionary act. People in the suburbs don’t like them. There are whole aisles...

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keep on playing

We don’t stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing. ~George Bernard Shaw I’ve been thinking about play and happy and ageing. I like to play. I like stuffed animals and board games and...

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word of the new(ish) year

Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, ‘Grow, grow.’ ~The Talmud I chose one little word again. Or it chose me. Other years I have wondered and wrestled with the word, dallied over the...

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