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Libby’s Crunchola

Published: April 2, 2018 | Edit I’m making this now.  Lynn and me enjoyed this granola on one of our Toronto sleepovers visiting friends Ian and Iarra in their Runcesvaille home. Ian got this recipe from Libby. I eat a lot of porridge most mornings and this is a lovely change still using a lot

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Recommended Reading

“The Beautiful West and the Beloved by God.” So now post medication and looking through pages (many dog-eared) again I am struck by a book in two halves that can’t live without each other. Helen Humphrey has her latest start with an auto-fiction exploration of how she came to write A Machine Without Horses, And

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MUSIC 2018 OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD

BREATHING THROUGH MY EARS My listening continues to gravitate to classical recordings with heady mix of jazz and blues and rock. Late string quartets by Shubert and Beethoven have my attention, as does Shubert’s Piano Sonata in G reaching for peace. Schubert and Beethoven’s late quartets were a revelation, thanks to Tom Allen and CBC.

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Conversation with George 6

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Now

I’m celebrating Christmas by listening to music, reading and writing. These I happily do alone. On Thursday, the 27th I’ll be spending the day with family and I’m looking forward to that.None of this is very hard, and I’ve lowered my family’s expectation to reduce any anxiety levels over the holiday. The only difficulty is

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Now

I’m getting organized for another work week; having had some Christmas (and my first turkey sandwich today) and going back to the city on Dec.27 to visit my brother and January 2nd to see my shrink. Somewhere in there kids possibly also, though we already had a lovely roast dinner, with the tree up, a

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You want it darker?

Saturday, October 27, 2018 I was wound up Friday, happy to share soup with my friends, my cousin Anneli and her husband Addy. It was a pleasant visit though stories of preachers’ kids and missionary kids were exchanged. The harshness of parents choosing the work of the Lord and neglecting their own children. Of the

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My Right Foot

For one brief moment I thought my uric acid levels had regained acceptable levels, so stopped taking my Allpurinol medication. A week or so later this is what my remaining foot looked like. My uric acid levels were at acceptable levels because of my medication not because of eating more carefully and not drinking. Once

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Notes Re writing today

Have been able to write and work on my website for second or third day in a row. I have to be somewhat cautious, as usually there is a crash that follows, but always, well what if there isn’t? Many influences today, contributing to my writing which includes correspondence with my siblings and friends. Hoping

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MT 6. Further Inland

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