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It's a Gorgeous Morning!
Thursday, August 22, 2019      24 comments

I love this time of the year -- with just a hint of fall crispness in the early morning. It's sunny and apparently we are going to have sunny weather for the next several days. Henry was able to walk all the way to the end of the driv... Read more
Yellow Swallowtail
Wednesday, August 21, 2019      29 comments

Yesterday in the late afternoon I had Henry on his leash out in the front yard . . . a bit preoccupied after a long and somewhat stressful day do... Read more
Henry News!
Tuesday, August 20, 2019      40 comments

We got up at 4 and headed into Toronto to be there before 7 . . . and Henry's x-rays did indicate that the fracture has healed completely in just 3 weeks, and that the leg appears to be growing nicely. His weight has gone up from just over 7 po... Read more
Cinnamon Roll Pancakes??
Monday, August 19, 2019      39 comments

A short article in Saturday's National Post listed some of the "contenders" for the Xtreme Eating award . These recognize that restaurants appear to be competing with menu offerings providing huge numbers of calories, fat grams, sugar and salt... Read more
Pink Roses
Sunday, August 18, 2019      37 comments

I don't generally buy roses at the grocery store. I will sniff the bunches . . . but they almost never smell good. And roses without scent ar... Read more
Dear Sister's Birthday is coming right up . . .
Saturday, August 17, 2019      29 comments

and I was out gift shopping for her for this morning. Just a box full of little things I'll put in the mail. A new dog-walking coat for fall -- olive green quilted, which will match her eyes. And some lovely perfume (got some of... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts When he's full . . .
Friday, August 16, 2019      47 comments

he stops eating. Henry, that is. My golden retriever puppy. I put puppy chow in his bowl for his breakfast this morning and he tore right into it with enthusiasm!! But . . . when he's had enough that's it. An intuiti... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dinner for the Family
Thursday, August 15, 2019      46 comments

All four of us plus Henry enjoyed dinner on the back deck (newly rebuilt last weekend). The guys had honking huge BBQ steaks. Vegan DD had a vegan burger. I enjoyed a little leftover BBQ chicken. But the main dish was a ver... Read more
IE Back on Track!
Wednesday, August 14, 2019      37 comments

Thanks for all your supportive comments on my (relatively minor, but still) potato chips debacle. And yes: yesterday was stressful BUT I was still right back on track with the intuitive eating. Eating just until approaching fullness. And ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts ARRRRRGHHHHHHH!! Potato Chips!!
Tuesday, August 13, 2019      41 comments

With dear son home for a visit, there are lots of different foods in the house to welcome him. Steak? Not remotely interesting to me. And bacon and eggs? Ditto. But: potato chips? Sea salt kettle chips? A whole nother story.... Read more
How Real is Your Reality?
Monday, August 12, 2019      25 comments

Riffing on the Three Principles (Mind, Consciousness and Thinking) and providing examples of how the mind works as projector inside out (rather than as a camera recording actual external "reality"), Michael Neill provides some examples of how un... Read more
DS Home!
Sunday, August 11, 2019      37 comments

We're so happy to have dear son home for a visit. And first meeting with Henry!! A very large part of the reason why Charlie was such a wonder... Read more
Cone Free!!
Saturday, August 10, 2019      37 comments

Henry's post surgery check up yesterday left us cautiously optimistic. He's scheduled for pin removal August 20, if all goes well and the x-ra... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Feels So Good!
Friday, August 09, 2019      33 comments

Yes, my morning exercise routine feels so good. Four sets of ten full push ups, full sit ups, mountaineers (alternating knee to chest, knee to elbow) and squats. Followed by a pretty elaborate yoga- derived stretching routine and bal... Read more
Monarch of All He Surveys!
Wednesday, August 07, 2019      31 comments

Outside my office window yesterday, on the milkweed plants, I spotted two fat monarch caterpillars!! I'd seen monarch butterflies fluttering ar... Read more

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