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    It’s time to create my bucket list

    Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise. – Alice Walker 16 May 2019 So, I got to thinking it’s time to create my bucket list.  I don’t know what motivates this, where it came from, or a little unnervingly, why now? But, it’s just a list, right? How hard can that be?…

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    How to combat one of those days!

     The quieter you become, the more you can hear. – Baba Ram Dass  27 April 2019 I imagine we almost all have them, from time to time  ..but how to combat one of those days? Some of us more than others… and if that’s you, then this is a gift.…

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    How to Premier Pro like a pro!

    We’re in the era of digital video, and it’s a mess. – Steve Jobs 24 April 2019 Whatever your interest in video production, be it a casual creative outlet or serious career ambition, sooner or later you’ll need to decide on your primary editing software. You have options & it’s a…

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    Notre Dame a sign?

    Be deeply aware of the impermanence of the world. – Dōgen21 April 2019 So, I write this not because I find it easy, but because I don’t. It’s bloody uncomfortable actually. I saw a YouTube video this Easter weekend. It was asking if we associated the terrible loss of Notre…

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    Time to DO MORE

    With our thoughts we make the world. – Buddha 19 April 2019 I woke up grateful today. 6:00am with a rich deep orange glow filling the kitchen as I poured coffee. Grateful for the beauty, grateful for my family, grateful for my health.. just grateful all over! I labelled a parcel,…