Category Archives: relationship

Lost

It’s Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, and Saint Valentine’s Day today, February 14. The latter started as a Western Christian liturgical feast day honouring an early saint named Valentinus. It’s not a public holiday but it’s a big celebration … Continue reading

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Keep Friendship

The title of this poem is from Boswell’s Life of Dr. Johnson, v.1, p.182. I find it a constant reminder of how I should keep in touch with friends old and new. Sometimes it’s difficult due to lack of time, … Continue reading

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The Most Essential Thing

The title of this poem is a quote from Sir William Osler, a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. And friends are the glue of life; they hold us together when things go … Continue reading

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Joyous Day

It was a truly wonderful wedding day: family, close friends, joy and delight all round. So happy for them. And, because they’re marathoners, tri-athletes, here’s for them … A JOYOUS DAY stride down the skies in quick-march-time slide across lakes … Continue reading

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Where Did She Go?

Friends come and go in life, we’re close for a while then either one moves away or we go in different directions and barely keep in touch. I guess it happens to us all, but there’s often a sadness, a … Continue reading

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Looking for Wilson Tom

Sometimes I hear of people but never meet them, never shake their hand or talk to them. Their name comes up in conversation but their face remains unknown. And then they disappear from conversation, completely. I suppose this happens to … Continue reading

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Knitted Family

I was visiting an elderly friend a while ago and became fascinated as she knitted without watching her fingers, and talked. Our conversation wandered through family … ordinary everyday things. It was comfortable and curiously comforting … A A KNITTED … Continue reading

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