Punky Moods

My Unkymood Punkymood (Unkymoods)

Get out the paper and pens and draw your mood. See if you can fit the style of Punky Moods. Or just go with your own happy face type of thing and add your current mood to it. Draw a few and submit them to the site to be included. Different artists/ cartoonists have drawn for Punky Moods since it began years ago.… Read the rest

A Plan to Stop Mentally Attacking Yourself

From Living Alone and Loving It: A Guide to Relishing the Solo Life by Barbara Feldon:

Try to understand the underlying causes of mentally attacking yourself.

Practice looking at each negative issue from different angles and list several different ways of viewing it. For example, if you are obsessing about being rejected, list those people in your life who welcome and accept you.

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Mermaid or Whale

From something forwarded to me in email this morning:

Recently, in a large city in Australia, a poster featuring a young, thin and tan woman appeared in the window of a gym. It said, “This summer, do you want to be a mermaid or a whale?”

A middle-aged woman, whose physical characteristics did not match those of the woman on the poster, responded publicly to the question posed by the gym.

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They Move Onto Dance

“There’s an inner logic when somebody can’t speak any more, they sing and when they’re too filled with emotion they move onto dance.”

– Kelly Robinson, choreographer and stage director.

I was watching some old movies last night. In between they talk about the movies, in particular the director. Mostly it was a lot of back patting.… Read the rest

My Canada

Canadian Living Magazine runs a monthly 500 word column to celebrate a place or event that represents the essence of Canada. You can send in your submissions to the magazine by email or regular mail.

What would you write about your country? Take some time to think about what represents the essence of your country, or even your town if you want to take it to a smaller scale.… Read the rest

About Writing

Sometimes it comes easy, usually those are the times when you have a lot to say and can hardly keep up with yourself. It’s good to have nimble fingers. I don’t know how the one fingered typists do it!

Other times it is an exercise in patience when you have interruptions and have to keep yourself getting back to it no matter how far away it gets as the day and the interruptions go on.

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