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Biggest Breakthrough in 2018
Monday, December 31, 2018      27 comments

In 2017, I really benefited from learning more about ACEs: Adverse Childhood Experiences. And realizing how very continuous my experience of fear and anxiety from those ACEs had continued to be. Jon Gabriel's work helped me there a great deal... Read more
All good things . . .
Sunday, December 30, 2018      30 comments

. . . must come to an end. Dear son has departed, taking DH with him. Our son bought himself a brand new truck and the two of them are now driving it north: a trip of several days back to son's job as a bush pilot. . They will... Read more
Gorgeous Sunny Day
Saturday, December 29, 2018      19 comments

Paint guy and floor guy have come and gone (and I got up at 5 am to get my laundry done AND my trip to the gym before their arrival). I'm certainly feeling like this project is in good hands . . . Lots of confidence in paint guy, who did a... Read more
Paint Choices
Friday, December 28, 2018      27 comments

Yes, I spent some time in the paint store -- the colours look very different on actual "chips" then on my computer screen. And I'm wanting something for the north and east facing living room and dining room that can then be continued throu... Read more
Semi-Holidays: continued!
Thursday, December 27, 2018      25 comments

Going to slide by my office today -- answer a few urgent-looking emails. But, other than that, intend to continue my life of post-Christmas sloth for a little while longer. And: enjoy my son while he's still home. I heard him ... Read more
Boxing Day!!
Wednesday, December 26, 2018      28 comments

That's what December 26th is called in Canada -- a British anachronism, from the days when in aristocratic families the servants worked December 25th and then got December 26th "off": with a "gift box" from their masters . . . . And Boxing... Read more
And If This Isn't Nice, I Don't Know What Is
Monday, December 24, 2018      21 comments

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Citw5OPVU3EOEqXg9RxUiWM_wVs9aUbao Shout out to PHEBESS , who left this l... Read more
The Happy Place
Sunday, December 23, 2018      18 comments

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ronto/we-are-all-in-the-ha
ppy-place For a long time I've been interested in the philosophy and (later) the psychology of happiness. What makes us happy? Are we "entitled" to be ... Read more
The darkest evening of the year
Saturday, December 22, 2018      26 comments

Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening By Robert Frost Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. My little ho... Read more
Wonderful Work Colleagues!!
Friday, December 21, 2018      31 comments

Best Christmas present ever!! Yesterday my delightful office manager took it upon herself to package up ALL those cookies and chocolates and other goodies into small plastic bags -- taking into consideration the family sizes of the various ... Read more
Thanks for Letting Me Rant a Little!!
Thursday, December 20, 2018      27 comments

Oh yes, I found yesterday tough. And: I know that there will be more tough today, tomorrow and throughout the rest of the holiday period: resisting the tasty temptations that flood into my office and are lurking in pretty much every space I ent... Read more
Gahhhhh!! Tormented by Temptations!!!
Wednesday, December 19, 2018      27 comments

At my office: doughnuts. Muffins (blueberry and chocolate chocolate chip). Cookies (a huge sumptuous platter of them). AND a Christmas tree comprised of multiple boxes of Godiva chocolate. At the business meeting I attended: free drinks.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 100 Days of Why: ShoutOut to SLENDERELLA61!!
Tuesday, December 18, 2018      31 comments

www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=6549885 What a fabulous series of blogs by veteran Sparkie maintainer and inspiration extraordinaire, SLENDERELLA61! For 100 days sequentially, s... Read more
Turkeys!
Monday, December 17, 2018      22 comments

Yesterday was a gorgeous sunny day and we went out for a short drive in the country. Came across a recently harvested corn field with about 40 wild turkeys feasting!! I wished I had my binoculars . . . but it was still a marvelous sight, the wa... Read more
Keeping it Fresh!!
Sunday, December 16, 2018      20 comments

I just changed up my early morning exercise grouping to reflect: I've more or less graduated from partial knee pushups to full ones . . . from the toes . . . pretty consistently. Working on lowering my chest more to the floor, but it's coming n... Read more

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