Monthly Archives: August 2010


Chains If only I were free of the love chains that bind me the hate chains the hurt chains the grief that entwines me. If only it were simple and easy to be free of the knots and the tightly … Continue reading

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My Pomegranate

My Pomegranate Because your universe of hidden passages And juicy tidbits Belies your leather-like exterior Because your hive of thin membranes Supports your plump ruby jewels Because you taste sweet yet tart Because your fragrance is unearthly Because each of … Continue reading

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Help polish off Juvenile Diabetes

One of the many reasons I am proud to be an independent representative of Silpada Designs, Inc.  is their Polishing Off Juvenile Diabetes program. In conjunction with its independent reps, Silpada Designs will donate a portion of the proceeds of every sale … Continue reading

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Top-selling Female Book Authors

I took a few minutes to review Saturday’s Globe and Mail’s lists of best-selling books because I was curious to see how many of the titles are by female authors. According to the references provided, the lists were compiled from sales … Continue reading

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Thoughts So many lively coloured dots Rebounding Sounding soundlessly Lovely patterns longing to be free Making sense to no one else but me c. 2010 G. MacDonald  

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Honey Jam’s 15th annual showcase, August 15, 2010, Toronto

It is fortuitous that I was listening to CBC Radio One on my morning drive to work this week. I had literally just started my blog to celebrate and empower all women when I discovered “Honey Jam”,  an all-female multicultural … Continue reading

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Learning to breathe while swimming

Overcoming a fear of breathing while doing front crawl was an empowering experience. Continue reading

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Attended Silpada Designs conference in Toronto

I just attended a conference in Toronto for independent reps of Silpada Designs in Canada. This is an excellent organization which empowers women by providing them with an opportunity to be self-employed for a moderate investment (annual rep fee plus … Continue reading

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