Monthly Archives: April 2015

Don’t Worry, Be Happy (Seriously)

April 24th 2015 Dear Reader, http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/ID/2665154981/   There’s a lot of interesting information coming from the world of Positive Psychology. This is the arm of psych which looks at what makes us happy instead of what makes us sick. Turns

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Friday, Frenchys, and Flying

April 17th 2015 Dear Reader, Ten minutes ago I sent the first draft of Frenchys: The Thrift Musical to my composer John Roby. 80 pages. Lyrics for 12 songs. 3 ½ months. My friend Michelle Fisk immediately said, “that was

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Plays, Politicians, and Ponderings

April 12th 2015 Dear Reader, This week the happy news is that, despite the fact that neither of my children has won the Nobel Peace Prize, I am within two songs of completing Frenchys.   It’s not quite a ‘ta-da’ moment

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To Save, To Savour

April 4th 2015 Dear Reader,   I awake each morning torn between the desire to save the world and a desire to savour the world.  This makes it hard to plan my day. – E. B.White   I awake each

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