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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Something else from Michael Neill . . .
Tuesday, December 10, 2019      29 comments

www.michaelneill.org/vid
eo1216/ Yes, I really do appreciate so much of the multiple offerings -- blog, podcast, video -- which come each week in the Caffeine for the Soul email from Michael Neill. And I could blog abo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts As Best You Can
Monday, December 09, 2019      31 comments

www.michaelneill.org/pod
cast/ It's Monday and my Caffeine for the Soul email has been delivered by Michael Neill. What a great start to my week. When all the things I've gotta do are looming over my head and h... Read more
More winter night walks . . .
Sunday, December 08, 2019      20 comments

Yesterday we invested in a new winter jacked for DH -- it's a kind of deep golden retriever colour! His old one just wasn't working for him -- the duffle coat style buttons kept slipping out of their loops undone and the Velcros no longer held p... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Mon chien c'est l'hiver . . .
Saturday, December 07, 2019      46 comments

(With apologies to Gilles Vigneault -- ) No kidding, it's not just my country that's winter. My dog Henry is all about winter too! And how lucky we are to live so close to a wonderful forest where Henry gets to go for walks ever... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts MORE snow!
Friday, December 06, 2019      31 comments

Nope, not a lot of DOMS (delayed onset muscle soreness) today after yesterday's marathon shoveling. Yay me!! And: DH was able to dispatch last night's snowfall and plough ridge with the snow blower this morning. Do I want to learn ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The PayBack for PushUps!!
Thursday, December 05, 2019      31 comments

It snowed last night. A lot!! Heavy wet snow. The plough had been by. Walling in the end of my driveway. With the really heavy hard-as-cement stuff. And my driveway is a looooooong driveway . For various reasons,... Read more
So Grown Up!
Wednesday, December 04, 2019      44 comments

No, I'm not claiming Henry has learned to key board! And he grasps only the simplest concepts of justice. (Bities? No treats!!) But at ... Read more
Henry at Six Months
Tuesday, December 03, 2019      41 comments

Yes, it's Henry's half birthday -- and I sang to him this morning. He sat with his head on one side listening intently . . . he likes songs with lo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Exercise and Alzheimer's
Monday, December 02, 2019      36 comments

www.theglobeandmail.com/
life/health-and-fitness/ar
ticle-new-study-shows-the-
right-workout-routine-can-
help-fight-dementia/ I have had two very close friends diagnosed with Alzheimer's who've since died -- in... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dumped the BLPS
Sunday, December 01, 2019      37 comments

Years ago, my sister gave me the BLPS. The black leather pencil skirt. It was a very generous gift celebrating my lowest achievable weight at the time . . . Size six. No stretch, of course, High waisted. And: I don't really HAVE a wais... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Watermellen Bakes!!
Saturday, November 30, 2019      36 comments

I don't bake very often . . . except for those insta-pies with frozen fruit. And recently baked a berry insta-pie with blackberries and NO SUGAR at all: which was really delish. Sweet enough for sure with the berries alone. Although for spark... Read more
Bohemian Waxwings
Friday, November 29, 2019      32 comments

Oh, yes -- they've been back the last few days in the tree outside my office window. There is no other place I've ever seen these dapper bird... Read more
Happy American Thanksgiving!!
Thursday, November 28, 2019      29 comments

www.michaelneill.org/sal
e/#freegift We Canadians do celebrate in October -- but I truly believe that we can all sing (as in "each day is Valentine's Day") -- that "each day is Thanksgiving Day"!! I'm so thankful f... Read more
Carnations and Cedar
Wednesday, November 27, 2019      28 comments

My kitchen table bouquet -- those white mini bunching carnations which smell intensely of cloves. And some sprays of cedar cut from the back yard. Just the right time of the year: with snow expected!... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Intuitive Eating . . . intuitively
Tuesday, November 26, 2019      35 comments

I don't think that intuitive eating is "the way, the truth and the light" for everyone. Absolutely not. We are each and absolutely an experiment of one. Pretty much by definition, we can only be intuitive for ourselves. About ourselves.... Read more

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