Singing sweetly of surrender,
Love, whole, soft and tender.
aligning the wrench just so
it cannot go
but behave as programmed.
after a marathon of steps,
too many to count.
Little fingers and toes, testing,
tasting everything in sight,
How can I unsee
when it pierces my skin?
row upon row upon row,
houses line up shoulder to shoulder
like little soldiers ready for battle.
She whispers words,
silent prayers woven
along with thread.
Hi Everyone! I wrote about some productive procrastination tools for NaNoWriMo over on the Wordsmith Studio Site. I hope you'll take a peak and let me know what other tools you use for productive procrastination. Have a great day!
Remembering Joy I bought a bicycle last week. It's a beautiful and inexpensive 1950's single speed replica, but it's all I need. I live near Lake Ontario, and I wanted to take advantage of the lakeshore bike routes this summer, though I'm terrified of riding through the city. I haven't cycled since I was 14, …
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at play Hair brushed, outfits picked, each ready to take on the required role. Actors meet, shake hands, embrace, kiss, enact a story more mature than the princess gowns portray. A scene unfolds, enemies revealed but it's not quite right. Back to the beginning and make it better, stronger. Once right the next scene unfolds. …
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Etobicoke at Sunset, a photo by quirkycity on Flickr. I spent Saturday evening experimenting with my camera at night. I got three reasonable photos out of it. You can see the rest on my flickr space.
I don't know why she swallowed that fly. My job feels sometimes like I'm chasing down the logic behind decisions. We switched our software at work from a 2-dimensional computer-aided drafting (CAD) software program to a more robust and intelligent building information modeling (BIM) program. It's an interesting change, making you think about the building …
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I received an email from the LinkedIn Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) & Quality Innovators group advertising an NICU design competition. You can download a PDF of the information package from the website: Institute for Patient-Centered Design, Inc. Design Competition. There are two categories for this competition - theoretical and actual facilities. From the website: …
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Vines before leaves, a photo by quirkycity on Flickr. Just a quick note to let you know I've got some new pictures up on my Flickr site. Spring is here in Liberty Village, and my friend Rachel and I have gone around photographing some of the interesting old factories. It's a bit like the Distillery …
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