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Roxanne Tellier … Of Time and Tides

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 10, 2017 by segarini

Next week, I’ll be heading to British Columbia to visit my daughter, granddaughters, family and friends. My husband gifted me the fare; he knows I’ve been aching to see the girls. I’ll be there for my daughter’s birthday, and to reacquaint myself with my granddaughters, who are teetering on the brink of their teenage years, at ages 11 and 13. My daughter will have her hands full for the next decade with these two little minxes.

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Roxanne Tellier: But What if You Live?

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on September 18, 2016 by segarini

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For boomers, aging is a bit like puberty; we don’t know what’s next, and we’re both eagerly anticipative and terrified of what’s to come. Often simultaneously.

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Roxanne Tellier – Musical Friends Are Making Me Happy

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 7, 2016 by segarini

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No matter how you’ve lived your life … saintly, and with a whiff of heaven in your aura, Dora, or a little naughtily, with a more checkered past than you’d care to admit … you want to be rounding third base and heading into home plate with a fine group of worthy team mates, and a cheering section that still likes you, whether because of, or despite, your resume and reputation.

I must have done something right, because I’m blessed with a lot of wonderful people in my corner.And so many of us share a musical background.

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Roxanne – Time Loves A Hero

Posted in Opinion, Review with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on July 3, 2016 by segarini

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Every now and then, we have to lift our eyes from the path we’ve trod, and reassess. You can’t have perspective on where you’re going if you never looked at where you’ve been.  Taking a good, long, eyes-wide-open look at not just what you’ve done, but why,   can be terrifically painful, but so is living an unexamined and unfulfilled life.

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Roxanne Tellier – The Last Taboo

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , on January 31, 2016 by segarini

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The latest round of celebrity deaths has shaken Baby Boomers to the core. Even if they hadn’t thought of the artist, or listened to their music in decades, the sudden realisation that another part of our youth is irretrievably gone, resonates.

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Roxanne Tellier: Moving The Goal Posts

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 24, 2015 by segarini

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As we get older, we move the goal posts of what we think we can accomplish. When I heard that Toronto writer/humourist Malena Arpe had died this week, I was gutted.  “But she was so young! Only 50!” I said to friends.

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Roxanne Tellier – Agree to Disagree

Posted in Opinion with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 15, 2014 by segarini

january roxanneI am incredibly blessed to work with a crew of likeminded, intelligent, non-biased writers at DBAWIS. We support and cross reference each other because we respect what each of us brings to the blog table, whether or not we agree.

 

 

 

 

 

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