What is #findthelight?

This hashtag came to be last year when I was starting to feel slightly overwhelmed by the current news cycle.  I needed to remind myself there was goodness and light in the world; I just needed to open my eyes to see it.  It encourages me to look for light in the darkness and to

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Friday Gratitudes

1. The first of the peonies 2. Finding a Painted Rock Rose to toast dad 3. Library book order 4. Dinner with my son and his girlfriend 5. Finding a second hand spin cycle What a week it has been! I am exhausted. I will be staying home and tending my garden this weekend. Mucking

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Pivot

Pivot. Shift. With grace and patience. About to attempt to resurface into my own life with its routines and obligations. Not sure how it will go. I feel a bit anchor less. May father departed for his final sojourn on Thursday afternoon. Around 4pm. The weather was perfect. His weather. Early summer temps. 30 degrees

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Friday Gratitudes

1. I remembered to pick up coffee for this morning 2. The Mountain Goats released new album today 3. Impromptu mid-week dinner with my son and his girlfriend 4. My sisters who are holding the baton and caring for my parents this weekend. 5. Customers who tell me they think of me when they wash

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Friday Gratitudes

• Playoff hockey • Clean sheets on the bed • Slow Fashion movement + buying second hand • Family dinner – all four of gathered around our table • Mr W – who willingly supports some of my crazy ideas -even if somewhat reluctantly The word and concept of belief has come up several times

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

⁃ For the excellent care of my father at Penticton Regional Hospital ⁃ For my two sisters and our ability to rally and mobilize quickly ⁃ For our people who have reached out with love and support ⁃ For my dad who once again has shown incredible resilience, while acknowledging his own mortality with grace

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Friday Gratitudes

Friday 🍀 Gratitudes • Leaving the day job in daylight • Checking in with my daughter and son • Going to Nelson for a couple of days • Friends from away coming for dinner • New shampoo – now that I buying shampoo just for me – I am being more adventurous. It is the

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Friday Gratitudes

1. My commitment to myself -working out everyday – 2. New arrivals at the library just in time for the weekend – 3. Milder temperatures- definitely feels like spring is on the way – 4. New undies – out with the old – 5. My seems to be OK after taking a minor tumble (is

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Friday Gratitudes #findthelight

1. The crazy beautiful full moon and taking the moments to go search out a better view and sit in the light – 2. Less snow than predicted – 3. Fresh hair = good sales day – 4. Signing up for a new course on podcasting – say what? 5. An extended dental plan –

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Friday Gratitudes

The big melt. It is going to be mess as all get out but, thankfully the snow is melting. A day off from the day job A stash of film Fresh flowers on my counter Finally, new wellness products being introduced into Canada – super excited to bring these to market This was a crazy

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