PLEASE TAKE A LOOK at this BEAUTIFUL VIDEO, written and directed BY ROSE ELLEN CAMPBELL (a friend of a friend) in support of WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chtqZYnSG1U
Post Archives from the ‘Susan’s Musin’s’ Category
Here in Toronto, Spring keeps teasing us, and yet we love her just the same. She represents new possibilities, a chance to start fresh - miracles really. Now, what I call miracles - those unexpected joys that were not on the radar, surprises, or even wishes fulfilled - are not exclusive to spring. But … Continue reading the story "Miracles happen every day!"
As I am wont to do, I wandered down to the beach yesterday. True, it is November, and I did not wear my swimming togs, but it has been an unusually challenging fall for me, and there have been remarkably sunny skies in Toronto the past couple of weeks. Both of these things pushed me … Continue reading the story "Light-hearted Kites"
I awoke this morning to the sound of high pitched giggling voices filtering through my open window. "I wonder why the neighbour girls are up and out so early," I thought to myself; and then it came to me - first day of school. I let my mind return my many first days and those … Continue reading the story "First Day of School"
For an hour on March 31st (from 8:30 - 9:30 pm) the lights went off in our house; the computers were powered down and the candles were lit. The four people in our little family sat together in the flickering warmth playing guitars and singing; nothing fancy; not much of a statement in the … Continue reading the story "Earth Hour"
I'd like to say a word about playing. It is a universally healthful thing to do. My friend Leslie, who is a brilliant artist and beautiful human being, sent me the following photos from her day of winter fun. Leslie's children have grown and flown the nest, but that did not stop her from playing … Continue reading the story "Snow People and Other Fun"
I'm grateful today for light, seeping and surprising and bursting it's way into my winter. Light, in the form of time with my daughters: laughing, skating, cooking. Sharing enthusiasms for differing interests - sometimes teasing each other about the same - religious philosophy, video game characters, fictional romances. Light, in the rays of the unusually present … Continue reading the story "Simply, Light"
Has the universe ever thrown you a surprise? I mean right out of the blue, something wonderful you did not expect, or look for, or ask for, or even know you wanted? Well, one of my surprises walked around the corner on the sidewalk in front of my house sometime last fall and as I … Continue reading the story "Thank-you! Thank-you! ( First posted July 8, 2009)"