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Why Some Pets Seem More Like Friends to Us

Susan and Kaiya This might seem outrageous, too, but I swear that astrology plays a big role in how pets and their owners get along. Compare my wife’s birth chart with that of our latest acquisition. Does there not seem … Continue reading

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We’re All Walking on Eggshells

January is Mental Health Month This image reminds me of the Roman God Janus, for whom January is named. In ancient Roman religion and myth, Janus is the god of beginnings, gates, transitions, time, duality, doorways, passages, frames, and endings. … Continue reading

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Is This Why I Got Drunk on Saturday Night?

Full Moon in Gemini (December 18, 2021) I’ve had a full day (yesterday) to reflect on my feelings of shame and regret for what happened at our (early) family Christmas gathering last Saturday. I very seldom get drunk, because usually … Continue reading

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I Thought that I’d Wait Until Late in the Day:

To Let You Know that I’m Stopping for Awhile, if not Forever I’m feeling tired, rundown, less than ideal these days. Part of it is due to the constant drip, drip, drip of negative news. Our family is fragmented. The … Continue reading

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Rev. Regent Roxy: Delivering a Message?

A Pawn Piece (1978 play): Act V (Page 30) (Curtain opens with one character on stage: ROXY. He is a short, fat man with a rodund face. He is wearing a light grey suit, with a black shirt. Near where … Continue reading

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How to Turn a Theory on Its Head:

Can We Reincarnate In the Same Family? These questions seem the same, but are subtly different: I’m asking ‘can we?’ while Dr. Dyer is wondering ‘could we?’ And the term ‘with’ implies everyone being connected to everyone else in the … Continue reading

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Christian Science: Mind Over Matter

Mary Baker Eddy (July 16, 1821 – December 3, 1910) After doing further research, yesterday, I came across this lady who had an interesting life. Anyone familiar with Christian Science will already know about her, but it’s the way she … Continue reading

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The Last Time We Were All Together was 2005

It must be my age. And this pandemic. I’m missing my children, badly. But is that feeling even reasonable? Due to the distances between us, we very infrequently saw each other before COVID-19. My son lives only 75 km from … Continue reading

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We are One with All Creation

My Octopus Teacher (2020) As a documentary, this little film is perfect. From our usual limited perspective (meaning, on dry land), we presume to be the Masters of the Universe. But, underwater, we are just observers, normally. Welcome to a … Continue reading

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A Supernatural Love Story

The Keeping Hours (2017) On the recommendation of Susan’s daughter, we watched this film on Netflix last night. I suppose I expected a spooky horror story, but this one, apart from a few haunting special effects, turned out to be … Continue reading

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