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Mindful Movements

So you’ve taken a yoga class... that doesn’t mean you know how to teach yoga.

 

I’m taking Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. In the first few weeks we were taught how to do a body scan and how to do breath-based meditation.  I’ve meditated for over 20 years.  These instructions were valid and…

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Added by Geezerchick on October 22, 2014 at 9:26am — No Comments

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As my mother grows older she has let her hair grow out and long for a couple

reasons; mostly because she can't get to the salon as much.

My mother will be eighty this summer.

My mother looks like me with her long white hair and no facial hair. It's her karma working. She always told me I was ugly.

Now this thinking gives way to two possibilities, my mother was just cruel or I am truly ugly. In any case mom is paying the price for her…

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Added by Michael Todd Cheeseman on October 20, 2014 at 1:45am — No Comments

Doing

My neighbor has Comcast for internet, TV and telephone.  I always advise my clients to have telephone separate from their internet, so that when one is down, they can use the other to get help. Most of my clients don’t listen to my advice. They just call me when things go wrong.

 

It was a dark and stormy night (I kid you not) when my neighbor with the Comcast Trifecta called from another neighbor’s.  He lives about 5…

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Added by Geezerchick on October 17, 2014 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Serenade the beasts

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I sat in my doorway, Room B 33 for the last time looking up one hall and down the same hall watching the world unfold for another fun filled day at Heartland of Victorian Village.

You find out very quickly that just because you, me in this case is being discharged today doesn't mean that anything special will happen. The world just continues right on it's way, on it's own.

Movement continues, speech continues, joys and sadness continue just as…

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Added by Michael Todd Cheeseman on October 11, 2014 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Orff's Carmina Burana

Don’t miss this hugely popular work, featuring 200 singers, 4 percussionists http://www.torqpercussion.ca/ , 3 soloists, 2 pianists—and  1 conductor,  Mark Vuorinen!

 

$25 General admission. Discounted tickets for under 30s and High School students. Get your tickets early!

 

 

Friday, Oct 24, 2014 7:30 p.m.

 

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 7:30 p.m.

 

Grand Philharmonic Choir

Grand…

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Added by Grand Philharmonic Choir on October 10, 2014 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Hanging Up Socks by the Toes

My houseguest and I were hanging up our laundry on the line. I hung up my socks by one side of the cuff. She hung hers up by the toe.

I remembered that my mother used to hang her socks up by the toe. It…

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Added by Geezerchick on October 10, 2014 at 1:08pm — No Comments

When did I stop being a child?

Why did we stop being children?

Why did we stop being innocent?…

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Added by Michael Todd Cheeseman on October 7, 2014 at 2:37pm — No Comments

" Laughing, in Spirit”

I am amazed in having so many ‘likes’ to my post." Laughing, in Spirit”, which was a spontaneous reaction to an amazing experience. Since writing this one paragraph article I have reflected upon it, as I do, I can feel the positive emotional uplift from the dream.

There is a sub current of energy in me which motivates me to reflect and analyze the experience. First, the title ‘Laughing in Spirit’, I used the word spirit because the experience was not of this dimension. Some…

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Added by Peter Graham Ms.D on October 5, 2014 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The Lying Day

I'm working on a completely different story and can't get my head out of it to write a blog, so here's a story I wrote a few years ago:

 

The Lying Day

 

1) Today is a school holiday. A whole day for playing. Except you never can tell with my mother. Usually she asks me what I want to do, and we do it. But sometimes, she decides to do…

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Added by Geezerchick on October 3, 2014 at 5:21pm — No Comments

Laughing in Spirit.


Last night I had a dream. I was with a group of people and one of them said something funny, we began laughing. You know that deep belly laugh we have all experienced on occasions. In this situation we were laughing in spirit, the difference was it was a thousand times more pleasurable than when we laugh in the physical form. I was chuckling away when I awakened. If only I could have held on to it—Ah! But alas! It was but just a dream.

Added by Peter Graham Ms.D on September 28, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

They Didn't Kill the Cat



One of my clients emailed me – she was upset – her cat is dying and she can’t stand to see him suffer – she’s taking him to the vet to have him put to sleep.

I know she has no family members who could go with her, so I volunteered. She accepted.

I met her at the vet’s office.

Her cat hadn’t eaten in 3 days. He was weak. He’d…

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Added by Geezerchick on September 26, 2014 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Eating Done Right: Pumpkin—Food of the Week

Each fall, millions of Americans carve pumpkins for Halloween and enjoy traditional pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving. But with a little imagination, pumpkins become more than decorations and dessert. A versatile and nutritious vegetable, pumpkins can be used in a variety of healthy recipes, such as pumpkin burgers, pumpkin muffins,…

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Added by Carole L. Carson on September 25, 2014 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Intra Can Help You Live Better-Every Day

Lifestyles International combined the ancient knowledge of botanicals with advanced science to create intra in 1992. A proprietary botanical blend,…

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Added by Don Levell on September 22, 2014 at 5:49am — No Comments

On-Call Legal Protection For One Low Monthly Fee

LegalShield has been offering legal plans  since 1972, allowing North Americans to access legal protection when needed without first having to consider the cost. Available in 49 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces (ON-BC-AB-MB) For complete details visit …

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Added by Don Levell on September 22, 2014 at 5:44am — No Comments

Ramble

Waiting one day after another

Listening to the grisly music.

Feeling myself going down.…

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Added by Michael Todd Cheeseman on September 22, 2014 at 12:08am — No Comments

Are Algebra Woes Hereditary?

When my younger daughter had trouble with algebra in junior high, I told her, I’d had trouble with algebra in junior high, too. But I took it again when I was older and the 2nd time it was easy. I didn’t know if it was easy because I was older or because I had a better book.

When I decided to try algebra again in my late 20's. I went to the local book store (yes, a regular bookstore, not the college text book shop) and…

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Added by Geezerchick on September 19, 2014 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Lions vs panthers Live Stream

The Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers will face off at Bank of America Stadium on Sunday in a battle of 1-0 teams. Two former No. 1 overall picks will start at quarterback in Matthew Stafford and Cam Newton. Newton missed last week’s season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers with a rib injury he sustained in the preseason. Panthers’ coach Ron Rivera expects him to make his 2014 season debut against the Lions. He’ll look to replicate his backup Derek Anderson’s success from week 1.…

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Added by Albert Steyn on September 14, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

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The whole boxing world will have its eyes set on the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night, when pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather meets Marcos Maidana in a hotly anticipated welterweight rematch.

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Added by Albert Steyn on September 13, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Calling

I can hear you calling, calling.

Calling out my name.

I can hear you calling, calling.

Calling out my name.…

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Added by Michael Todd Cheeseman on September 13, 2014 at 3:30am — No Comments

Getting a Parakeet to Sit on my Finger



I’m frequently amazed by the skills my muscles remember.

Of course I can ride my bike and swim. And do some magic tricks with rubber bands.

But get a parakeet to sit on my finger? Is that even a muscle skill?

I hadn’t done that in over 50 years.…

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Added by Geezerchick on September 11, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

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