Category Archives: Body Blissed, Body Cursed: A Trek Through Loss and Gain and Loss and Gain

weight loss, food, these area volatile and sticky issues for me. we shall dance together, oh women and men of the chub or the twiggy, and hopefully, but hopefully, we shall understand our bodies, ourselves and embrace health and hold onto it with deserving love.

Falling Apart: Sex, Religion, and Transcience

“To have it, to have life’s pleasure, you must let go of it…” Alan Watts I was introduced to this name last night. There are times when I wonder, “How have I not heard of this person/place/thing before?”I feel foolish in … Continue reading

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Memories of Main Street

summertime in the city, scribbling words and sipping from my iced latte goblet. perfect panini, luscious and lovely lemon and caramel bar. indulgence to the nth degree. not an every day event, to be certain.* this is one of my … Continue reading

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Start and Re-Stop

It has been a week since I have entered and dwelled at the Buddhist Centre beneath the skytrain I have started to write about it, and halted in my word-tracks, because I am not quite sure what to say, in … Continue reading

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A Last Good-bye to Lilac Wine

Another voice traveling the world round without the physical being it once inhabited; the incomparable Jeff Buckley. He is best known for his rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah. With all due respect to the brilliance that is Mr. Cohen, Jeff’s … Continue reading

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Musical Memoriam:The Lovely Lhasa de Sela

On the bus, watched rain pour down the windows. Listened to the song De Cara a la Pared and thought of the beautiful artist Lhasa de Sela who wrote and performed every sultry note; her body is gone but she … Continue reading

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Massive Attack of Soothers

…it’s another trip hop tumble down a relaxing memory lane. This time we’re traveling with Massive Attack featuring another one of my favourite golden voices, Tracy Thorn of Everything But the Girl fame. Kick up those flippers and wrap yourself … Continue reading

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The Big Calm: Morcheeba and the Sea

Welcome to my trip hop meditation. I haven’t met this trance-in-song for quite some time. Haven’t listened to it often because it reminded me too much of a time, a place, and a fool. Music reclamation is a beautiful thing. … Continue reading

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Hypno THE RAP Y

Did my first session this morning. An experimental gift given to me by the Vancouver Hypnotherapy Clinic via my doctor. T’was an intriguing experience. It was relaxing and challenging, because it is challenging for me to relax. I am almost … Continue reading

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Wake Up and Leap

This has been a hell of few years…and the time has come for me to make a tumble forward. Because change is bumpy, even if it is an opening into something warm and kind, I feel strong resistance. If this … Continue reading

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Weeping Willow

Like the weeping willow, I will bend to the earth. I will cry and I will ache into the wind. Though you have betrayed me one thousand times and denied me thousands more, you cannot chop me down to the … Continue reading

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