Archive for June, 2010

Standing  in the rain this morning, I looked around and contemplated the peacefulness of the moment while I continued to pluck tiny weeds out of pots. I was doing a solo volunteer shift at the  arboretum. The rain and solitude reinforced my awareness of the pleasure of engaging in this simple act. Actually, every Thursday when I walk down the road to the RJ Hilton Centre I am conscious of how much place can influence life.

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Volunteered at the 7th annual Southern Ontario Amazing Race on Sunday. The event raises funds for the Children’s Foundation of Guelph and Wellington. I was stationed at the Taste Test Challenge and had a great time. Congratulations to all 20 race teams!

Prior to the event, I caught a couple of the Contemporary Dance Festival performances in Exhibition Park – Suddenly Dance Theatre’s Courtyard for a Bird and Lady Janitor’s Ah! Mes Synchronettes. I love the arts and the performances were simply amazing!

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