Category Archives: All kinds

The Search

“Love, like life, is much stranger and far more complicated than one is brought up to believe” – An Unquiet Mind by Kay Jamison  The quest for a new GP Doctor here in Victoria began on the internet. A list … Continue reading

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Human Kindness

“It is the history of our kindnesses that alone makes this world tolerable” – Robert Louis Stevenson  When I hear of, read about, or am privileged to witness acts of human kindness I am often moved to tears. Surely these … Continue reading

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Fernando

“The best thing you can do for the poor is not be one of them” – Red on Red by Edward Conlon This is Fernando. He is one of the most bona fide, decent human beings one could be fortunate … Continue reading

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Cowboys

“There is no time to heal that sort of wound” – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman I’m at a point in my life. I’m finally there. I care not a whit for other people’s opinions on just about … Continue reading

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Fear

“People are afraid of what they don’t understand. And hate what they’re afraid of” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo Is that always true? Did Jo Nesbo nail it? There is so much that I just don’t understand. Like the … Continue reading

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Plow The Fog

“How could anyone spend their whole life longing for the day when they become superfluous?” – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman I should stop all these examinations of life’s purpose, direction, and origins. There really is no clear … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

“Everything you do leaves traces” – The Bat by Jo Nesbo I am a veteran. I did in fact serve in the US Army from 1965 to 1969. Four years that seemed like a lifetime back then. Like all GI’s, … Continue reading

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Sleep

“When do you know if you’re being stupid or not?” – The Long Ago and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney At this point in my life, I really like to sleep. A solid 8 to 9 hours every night. Possibly … Continue reading

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It Takes All Kinds

“He felt a headache at the first note, and it flipped multiple aggravation switches in his brain” – Red on Red by Edward Conlon It Takes All Kinds How often has that phrase been uttered? Usually out of frustration with … Continue reading

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