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Tulips!!
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      22 comments

It will be a long time before we see blossoms. Probably May. And I'm pretty sure there will be more snow between now and then. Lots of it. But right now, up against my south-facing office windows, it's possible to see the tentative s... Read more
Muddy muddy muddy!!!
Tuesday, March 07, 2017      25 comments

Charlie came in from his slow prowl around the back yard this morning looking pretty muddy!! It's raining and the snow is disappearing and there's nothing a golden retriever likes better than getting thoroughly wet and muddy!! While checking o... Read more
Each Moment Counts: Thanks, 1CRAZYDOG!
Monday, March 06, 2017      23 comments

"Our life is but a stream that flows by so quickly. Make each moment count." Gail Lynne Goodwin That's from 1CRAZYDOG this morning: and how I appreciate her inspirational quotations every morning. Be here now. Life is zooming past, ... Read more
Cautiously Optimistic!
Sunday, March 05, 2017      18 comments

Got books yesterday at the library. Indulging in an historical murder mystery by one of my faves: Anne Perry. And: got new buttons for a favourite coat (I'd lost one, couldn't match it) and sewed 'em all on. Cozy dark red camel hair swi... Read more
Mindfulness
Saturday, March 04, 2017      18 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
opinion/i-wanted-to-be-min
dful-heres-what-happened/a
rticle34199836/ Yes, mindfulness is part of who I am. Be here now. Outside my window is bright blue sky, fresh snow sparkling... Read more
Bariatric Surgery for Teens? And Not On Facebook!
Friday, March 03, 2017      19 comments

OK, two articles today which might be of interest! www.nytimes.com/2017/02/
24/health/obese-teenagers-
bariatric-surgery.html?_r=0 First, a follow-up in the New York Times about bariatric surgery for teenagers. ... Read more
Bariatric Surgery Update
Thursday, March 02, 2017      18 comments

www.nytimes.com/2017/02/
13/well/why-weight-loss-su
rgery-works-when-diets-don
t.html?_r=0 Reading through my stashed stack of Toronto Globe and Mail (on return from vacation, and with my recent awakening to the inc... Read more
Wherever I go
Wednesday, March 01, 2017      25 comments

DH and I had two weeks in Maui. Just our second trip to Hawaii, it was a trip we'd been planning for about 10 months. We'd booked our resort in June: a truly marvellous small low rise condo complex set amidst long-established tropical gardens,... Read more
Home Again!
Tuesday, February 28, 2017      22 comments

Two weeks away, 30 hours travel time, back to work today. And: weight steady!... Read more
On the mend
Tuesday, February 21, 2017      30 comments

The antibiotics are kicking in: more slowly than hoped. And the standard cold meds plus lozenges are helping manage the symptoms, including a hacking cough which was making it hard to sleep. Last night, a solid 8 hours: and that has such a hu... Read more
Just a touch of
Saturday, February 18, 2017      31 comments

. . . pneumonia!! Gahhhhhhhh!! Not what a person most wants while taking a break. But: got to an urgent medical care centre. Got some antibiotics. Hope to be much much better soon!!... Read more
Sales Person Has No Cash
Wednesday, February 15, 2017      20 comments

That's what the sign said on the Lay's truck spotted by DH today. And quick as a flash he said, lots of people would be more likely to hold 'em up for the potato chips!! That would be me, that would be me!!... Read more
Taking a Spark Break!!
Monday, February 13, 2017      18 comments

I will be back: and I will be lurking of course. Me and the mobile app aren't entirely simpatico!!... Read more
Taking a Spark Break!!
Monday, February 13, 2017      13 comments

I will be back: and I will be lurking of course. Me and the mobile app aren't entirely simpatico!!... Read more
Keeping On!
Thursday, February 09, 2017      21 comments

I'm really struck by how valuable I'm still finding that recent Beck trek reboot. And how the Beck "heart of darkness" -- the 9 thinking mistakes, the 7 questions -- which I resisted rebelliously for so long are becoming integrated into my... Read more

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