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When You Can’t See Out the Bus Window

It would have been easy to cast this day aside. The weather was hardly cooperating and my students took the “it’s Monday” thing to a whole new level.  When one colleague asked me about that rhyme involving April showers and … Continue reading

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Unexpected Redemption

On this rain soaked, missed bus, unmotivated student kind of day the need for a Perfect Moment is keenly apparent. The whole purpose of the Perfect Moment is to rescue this rather blah day from itself. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Rain Rain Go Away….

I had several different options for Today’s Perfect Moment. One of my students was kind enough to make some sort of chocolate truffle treat.  It provided a really nice pick me up in the morning.  Also one of my colleagues … Continue reading

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Dark Skies Retreat

It is not wrong to say that the reveal is everything. Take any dramatic moment and it is that change from not knowing to knowing, from not seeing to seeing, or from naïveté to knowledge.  From this abstract we can … Continue reading

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In the Eye of the Beholder

Today’s perfect moment arrives without benefit of a picture. Hopefully, I can conjure up a mental one. I had worked late and was physically and mentally tired. My book could get my attention, but couldn’t keep it. I had survived … Continue reading

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Epic Tour, Epic Rain, Epic Wind

The Epic Tour is over and I just thought I would try to sum up my thoughts on the whole endeavour. The Weather The Epic Tour had epic rain and epic wind. It also had a wet parking lot and … Continue reading

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A Cruel Reminder

I’ve been spending a lot of time looking at bikes lately. I’ve checked out many websites, read magazines, visited bike stores, talked to knowledgeable sales staff, acquired catalogues and trail maps.  All of this has got me lusting after two … Continue reading

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August 1, 2014: Not a Cloud in the Sky

Today, I got off the bus, under a brilliantly sunny sky, only to walk into a rain shower.  I suppose it is more properly called a sun shower.  Despite having to clutch my MP3 player tightly to avoid it getting … Continue reading

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July 28, 2014: The Monday After the Rain

  I probably should write that interaction with my fellow bloggers has been today’s perfect moment.  I have decided to hold off on that until I get my thank you post written for that.  It is a bit more time … Continue reading

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May 13, 2014

It had been raining all night, but had stopped before I left my house to walk to the bus stop. It was soothing cold, but not winter cold. There was a breeze bringing the smell of trees and new flowers … Continue reading

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