Spindrift is the name of a local community newspaper in Victoria British Columbia that operated from December 1947 to December 1958. A short post was included in the January 1948 edition to explain to the readers how the paper got its name.  Spindrift was to disseminate news and opinions much like a simmering spray of... Continue Reading →

A Moment in Time

Hanging on the wall is a row of medals – medals won during his golden ‘retirement’ years as a Master’s record breaking track and field competitor in national and international competitions.  In his lap is an old folder full of weathered papers, each neatly folded protecting what was inside.  He delicately unravels each piece of paper... Continue Reading →

Happy Summer!

No more pencils. No more books. No more teachers Dirty looks. School is over. School is done. We can stop learning And start having fun. I feel just like those kids in the picture – summer is here and it’s time for a break! I don’t know about you, but I find it very challenging... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk Garbage

This coming Wednesday is garbage day in our neighborhood – the day when the municipality carts away bags of worthless, useless and spoiled items no longer needed or wanted by the households. This got me thinking about the amount of garbage we pick up daily and store within us. I’m talking about our reactions to... Continue Reading →

Nurturing Joy

“Joy is not in things; it is in us.” ~ Richard Wagner The Crab-apple blossoms are out! Aren’t they beautiful? I took the picture while walking home last week after teaching a complete novice how to update her organization web site. I loved the look of surprise when she discovered how easy it was! What... Continue Reading →

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