Life is Like a Waterfall…

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Life is Like a Waterfall…

Life can be likened onto a waterfall, the constant flowing from one body of water to another, and the steps that help it along the way – steps that slow the journey so that we might take a moment to rest and listen to that which is around us before continuing on....

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Believe in Yourself…

Posted by on Apr 24, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Believe in Yourself…

As a child, I had a dream … as a young adult, I struggled to keep the flames of my dream glowing … as a middle-aged adult, I began to come from my cocoon of self-doubt … as an adult entering the golden years, I believe in myself, and even though I might falter occasionally, I am now flying high with my dream – my legacy to the generations to come. Even though what people say about us might hurt, and even delay our moving forward toward our dreams – it really shouldn’t matter… Even though life gets in...

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Peace in the Forest

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Peace in the Forest

As a child I used to play in the woods, finding a sense of peace there that I could not find in the open spaces. As an adult, I enjoy walking or biking through the surrounding forests, many of which I have given names because of the serenity they bestow upon me. As an adult, I wrote a poem – My Cathedral – which I shall share here with you..have a wonderful day, dear FB family – your Writer on the Run moving on… MY CATHEDRAL  I visited my cathedral  today GOD reached  down and touched my head with a sunbeam a light...

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Surround Yourself…

Posted by on Mar 21, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 1 comment

Surround Yourself…

Good morning, everyone. It is Monday, a bit crisp, snowflakes falling while I placed the garbage at the curb, but at the moment the sun is shining. Yesterday, I had the privilege of surrounding myself with dreamers, doers, believers, and thinkers! The Paris Fairground’s building was packed with vendors pursuing their dreams, sharing their wares. One of the greatest gifts a dreamer like me can have at these events is when someone comes up to your table and says: “I have your books!” – and they are excited that they do!...

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Simple Things

Posted by on Mar 8, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Simple Things

When we are young, we tend to want the world and all that it has to offer. At that young age, it is not unrealistic to think that way, especially because so much around us tells we can have it all if we just work for it. So, we set out on an ambitious path to try and gain all those “things” that we think will bring value to our lives. Time passes, more quickly than we might like it to, and suddenly we find that many of those “things” don’t have the meaning to us that they once had. This is called the age of...

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Hockey Venting!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Hockey Venting!

Allow me to clear something up before I vent about a hockey game I watched tonight. First, I am not a hockey mom. Second, I do not watch hockey on television unless the Maple Leafs are playing in the Stanley Cup – and we know how often that happens – or unless our Canadian team is playing in the Olympics. So, now that I have clarified that, on with my vent… Tonight, I attended a Brantford 99er’s game. My friend has billeted three, four, sometimes five young hockey players over this past winter, and to support these...

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Stretch & Embrace

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Stretch & Embrace

How many times have you wished things could change in your life? How many times have you said you were going to change things in your life? Life is something we embrace each day, and it is not life’s choice what we become – it is ours. If you wake up every morning and do the same routine each day, will that day be any different from the day before? Admittedly, sometimes “life” throws us a curve ball, but that should never stop us from becoming what we want to be. Don’t stay in that hole, hiding away from your...

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Don’t Blame Me – I Just Write It As I See It!

Posted by on Feb 28, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Don’t Blame Me – I Just Write It As I See It!

You’ve all seen  or read the sayings: “Be careful what you say around a writer.” … “Be careful what you do around a writer.” … “Don’t piss a writer off, or they might kill you off in their next book.” etc., etc. As a writer, I tend to be observant of people’s actions, looks, speech, etc. when I am in public. The way people eat: if they wipe their nose, chew with their mouth open, speak too loudly at the table… The way someone walks: quickly, slowly, with a shuffle, with a...

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Is The Sky Your Limit?

Posted by on Feb 26, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

Is The Sky Your Limit?

We are only limited by how much we limit ourselves – so says the people who give inspirational speeches to help us reach our ultimate dreams, whether they be speaking from a stage or out of love. Do you limit yourself by saying: “It will never happen for me?” I am sure we all have done so at one time or another; I know that I have. I have often wondered over the years if I hadn’t limited my thinking at one time, would I have realized some of my dream earlier in life? Or, maybe, my limited thinking was for a reason...

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You’re Not My Real Mom!

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Mary's Musings, Writer On The Run | 0 comments

You’re Not My Real Mom!

Of course, the picture depicts a hilarious scenario that was very close and dear to my heart. When my Princess was alive, I don’t know how many times I would tell her to get off the counter or the table, and she would just stare at me like: “Are you talking to me? Really?” And then she would turn her head, much like my human teenage children would do, and ignore me. Of course, if my husband told her to get down, she would look disdainfully at him, but then she would obey. Is there something to this scenario that can be...

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