Carless in NDG

by Malcolm McLean and Julie Nadler On June 1, we moved from Lachine to NDG. To a smaller, more convenient space. The plan for simplifying our lives included this move to live in a village, where we could make better transportation choices. Transportation choices that are better in many ways: for our health and emotional…

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SMALL STEPS

by Julie Nadler I have had a number of ‘doom and gloom’, ‘the end is rushing towards us’ conversations recently. For the times, this is not unusual. What strikes, surprises even, is how much fatalism and pessimism can be found. The attitude of ‘what can one person do’ seems prevalent. And then the fellow who…

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Still Water

“Have fun,” one of my students called out just before she floated down the stairs and out onto the street. I was quite sure fun was not going to be on the menu for this 6-day silent meditation retreat. A more appropriate wish might have been, “Have a meaningful time.” Previous to this I had…

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