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Wardrobe Workout!!
Sunday, May 06, 2018      22 comments

Oh yeah. My third floor will be in SUCH a state of disarray once the bathroom reno starts next week-- and with the rapid change in the weather, I absolutely knew it was time to move out the last of the winter clothes and transition in the s... Read more
Shout Out to 1CRAZYDOG and Change!
Saturday, May 05, 2018      29 comments

I really appreciate Sparkie 1CRAZYDOG www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=1CRAZYDOG and her daily postings: quotations on a huge variety of topics that very often make me think or feel something new. And today's quotat... Read more
Yay Friday!!!
Friday, May 04, 2018      21 comments

DH was home sick yesterday (and this is rare for him -- negative reaction to a Shingrix vaccination). Well, what HE would call "sick". Which still involved going in to the office for a 1 hour consult. And dealing with another matter remo... Read more
Singing in the Rain
Thursday, May 03, 2018      24 comments

www.youtube.com/watch?v=
D1ZYhVpdXbQ Gene Kelly: isn't he amazing?? I stepped outside the door this morning to pick up my newspaper: rainy worm-luscious with robins singing. Big puddle in my driveway . . . and... Read more
Rapid transformation!!
Wednesday, May 02, 2018      26 comments

No no no: not me. I haven't suddenly acquired a fully functioning "self-transforming mind". I'm just referring to the weather here!! So Canadian, eh?? On Sunday (that was April 29) we had a light sprinkling of fresh snow AND th... Read more
First of the Month . . .
Tuesday, May 01, 2018      27 comments

. . . and, in time-honoured tradition, I've got my first Trivia question for May wrong!! Yes yes yes, we are off to an excellent start in non-qualifying for Trivia A student and keeping me humble!! No worries that I'll need to get larger... Read more
First Forest Flowers
Monday, April 30, 2018      30 comments

Yesterday we had a wonderful walk in the woods. The spring flowers are much later than usual after our long winter and big ice storm, but we did fi... Read more
PHEBESS: Considering Kegan's Evolving Self
Sunday, April 29, 2018      21 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6486245 PHEBESS www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge.asp?id=PHEBESS and I have been having an extended discussion back and forth riff... Read more
Off to the Gym!!
Saturday, April 28, 2018      18 comments

Many new projects going on here AND at work . . . and yup, they're all good but they also and inevitably generate some stress. So: I'm off for some Sweat and Socialization at the gym. Cardio, ST and stretching. Now: what new Skill... Read more
Faith and Adult Development: Susan Peirce Thompson
Thursday, April 26, 2018      23 comments

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Making Decisions and Mental Toughness!!
Wednesday, April 25, 2018      26 comments

Steve Siebold (of www.fatlosers.com fame) sends me fairly regular emails relating to his Mental Toughness Institute. (Mental toughness has MANY applications . . . he's built a $multi-million keynote speaking business out of pitching sales techn... Read more
Money CAN Buy Happiness . . .
Monday, April 23, 2018      31 comments

www.thestar.com/life/rel
ationships/advice/2018/04/
23/actually-money-can-buy-
happiness.html I liked this article by Neil Pasricha! If we spend our money on learning new skills, on social time with friends a... Read more
Moderation is a fatal thing . . . Oscar Wilde
Sunday, April 22, 2018      25 comments

"Prosecco": believe me, I had no intention of being all trendy and wine-experty because no no no: that's not us at all. Prosecco for us is just an inexpensive dry bubbly: and of course once you open the bottle you've gotta finish it so we... Read more
Too Much Prosecco
Saturday, April 21, 2018      23 comments

. . . AND too many nuts for Friday night supper last night!! Oh well oh well oh well. I've had a very late breakfast/brunch. Egg white omelette with plenty of yellow bell pepper and cilantro, a tiny piece of herbed goat cheese and a ... Read more
Learning New Stuff . . .
Friday, April 20, 2018      24 comments

. . . keeps my brain ticking over. And yesterday I attended an excellent workshop on new approaches for divorcing couples which was really inspiring. Divorce (or separation of cohabiting couples) is so very painful and complex for mos... Read more

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