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SO cold here . . .
Tuesday, June 05, 2018      22 comments

. . . anticipated high just 13C (which is only a bit more than 55F). Brrrrrrr. Looking for something a bit warmer to wear, pants and a jacket plus closed-toe shoes!! Painter guys called last night: not coming today, too cold to work... Read more
The Three Principles and Weight Loss: Shout Out to SERIOUSLIM
Monday, June 04, 2018      13 comments

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al.asp?blog_id=6497440 I know, I know -- yesterday's PTSD blog was "the last one". But: people here are primarily interested in weight loss, right? And Sp... Read more
PTSD: 3PGC # 3 Dr. Bill Pettit
Sunday, June 03, 2018      18 comments

OK: last blog for now on the Three Principles: Mind, Consciousness and Thought and the rich rich resources provided free online by the 3PGC (Three Principles Global Community www.3pgc.org/ ). The three principles? Min... Read more
Anxiety: 3PGC # 2
Saturday, June 02, 2018      21 comments

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os/details/?m=1052 What's the flip side of confidence? Probably anxiety, or fear. (My big insight for 2017, fuelled by exploration of Jon Gabriel, was how pervasive fear can be, arising from Ad... Read more
Confidence
Friday, June 01, 2018      23 comments

A Sparkie friend recently introduced me to the 3PGC community www.3pgc.org/ 3PGC stands for "3 principles global community" which has been evolving since about 1972: and the 3 principles are mind, consciousness and thought.... Read more
Trivia A???
Thursday, May 31, 2018      23 comments

I started out the month of May, first day, with mistakes on Trivia. And then made more mistakes. But but but but but -- I do believe that I have ended the month with something like 91% right!! And that would be "good enough" for a rare Tr... Read more
First Bath!!
Wednesday, May 30, 2018      21 comments

Yes, I had a first bath this morning in my old clawfoot tub, newly reinstalled in our partially finished bathroom. The tub now is plumbed properly and so it drains properly! The new faucets are much more appropriate to the age of the... Read more
Progress!
Tuesday, May 29, 2018      26 comments

Painter/restoration carpenter guys have taken a week off to go fishing in the far north: oh well oh well oh well,. After battling black flies, they'll come back with renewed enthusiasm for the job. And it's a marathon, not a sprint for sure. ... Read more
Totally Lazy Sunday
Monday, May 28, 2018      27 comments

No golf. No kayaking. Didn't even take a walk. Hauled two Muskoka chairs back onto the verandah -- which is still undergoing repair. And spent most of the day sitting in the shade with Charlie. Just reading. Me, Mic... Read more
Spring Supper!
Sunday, May 27, 2018      22 comments

After my gym workout and trip to the library yesterday, also shopped a bit: my drawers clean-out last weekend meant I needed to buy some new undies and also "basic" white and black T-shirts which I wear very often all summer long under light sui... Read more
Weekend!!
Saturday, May 26, 2018      15 comments

Got through the work yesterday, even got in a recess walk which helped a whole lot: and here's a weekend! Yay!! Laundry done -- heading for the gym where I'll make sure to have a good post-workout stretch too. And then: the library!!... Read more
Work!!
Friday, May 25, 2018      19 comments

They call it work because it's work, right? And if it weren't work -- if anyone would do it, for free-- then of course we wouldn't get paid for doing it, right? Some days work feels like more work than other days. Yesterday? It wa... Read more
Escape!
Thursday, May 24, 2018      23 comments

Progress continues -- Our third floor bath has its vanity in place (better it than me, of course) and a first coat of paint (same colour, I love its subtle pink beige which changes in different lights and is very flattering to skin tones!)... Read more
Bathroom Stories
Wednesday, May 23, 2018      22 comments

I really enjoyed reading the comments on yesterday's blog from other Sparkies who remember fewer bathrooms during their childhoods! My grandfather's house in Haliburton ON had no running water: an outdoor privy, a well down the street from ... Read more
Here We Go!!
Tuesday, May 22, 2018      28 comments

Four day work week coming up!! And yes: I feel refreshed and good to go after the long Victoria Day weekend here No renovations going on at the office thankfully so it's a bit of a haven for sure. Cool and rainy out there so I'm pr... Read more

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