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Dishwasher
Saturday, January 18, 2020      33 comments

Our (new last winter with the reno) dishwasher is on the fritz. Needs a new pump??? Already??? Apparently a rare problem. Fixable and under warranty too . . . but we've been waiting since shortly after Christmas day, first to get the service ... Read more
More Peace by Chocolate!
Friday, January 17, 2020      27 comments

Sorry that yesterday's link didn't load for some of you . . . the Tareq Hadhad story (a Syrian refugee having lost everything, in Canada just four years, re-established his Damascus family chocolate business in Antigonish and yesterday became a ... Read more
Peace By Chocolate!
Thursday, January 16, 2020      29 comments

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Dem Bones Gonna Rise Again!
Wednesday, January 15, 2020      40 comments

My appointment with my doctor yesterday, reviewing the results of December's bone density scan, was really encouraging. It appears that every measure of my bone density has improved from the base test in 2014 and after a spontaneous fractu... Read more
Living In My Body
Monday, January 13, 2020      25 comments

Yes, intuitive eating/intermittent fasting went better yesterday with a return to my basic exercise program. I feel I'm back living in my body again . . . and really, what alternative is there? Whether I acknowledge it or not? Also got ... Read more
Back to the Basic
Sunday, January 12, 2020      33 comments

“Le mieux est l'ennemi du bien." (The best is the enemy of the good.) Voltaire, of course. And something I know full well. But seem to need to relearn. Over and over again. Before Christmas I'd blogged about how I didn't intend to ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts X-TREME Weather Coming Up!
Saturday, January 11, 2020      34 comments

We're expecting torrential rains all day -- already started -- with possible flooding. Thankful our house is high on a hill. Then changing to freezing rain. Now that hill looks problematic!! It would be a good idea to get all chor... Read more
Catch up?
Friday, January 10, 2020      32 comments

I know, I know. We cannot every really catch up on missed sleep from a place of chronic sleep deprivation. But still . . . I feel so much more alert and present this morning after a long sleep last night reknit all my sleeves right d... Read more
Lit Up!
Thursday, January 09, 2020      32 comments

It was a long long day yesterday. Henry was not with me at work . . . and it was dark when we got home. Christmas lights are mostly down on our street. But we took Henry out for a night walk, lit up by his neon blue collar and neon ... Read more
The Golden Retriever Experience!!
Wednesday, January 08, 2020      29 comments

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ence.com/ Only in England, you say? What a pity!! A Sparkie friend drew this to my attention -- positive reviews on Trip Advisor!! Do you suppose we should wear our golden retriever ... Read more
Hyacinths!!
Tuesday, January 07, 2020      31 comments

IF OF THY MORTAL GOODS thou art bereft, And from thy slender store two loaves alone to thee are left, Sell one, and with the dole Buy hyacinths to feed thy soul. This poem is attributed to the medieval Persian mystic and philosophe... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hats!!
Monday, January 06, 2020      43 comments

Hardly anybody seems to wear hats any more. Even in winter. Even though (I keep reading) we lose 25% of our body heat through our heads!! I love hats and have always worn them . . . even as a young woman. Especially in winter, of course... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Discretion and Empathy!!
Sunday, January 05, 2020      30 comments

Henry's getting so big. But it's even more fun to see Henry's emotional development moving forward day by day. And of course it's my fond belief that golden retrievers have the potential among all dog breeds to achieve the highest possibl... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Another milestone!
Friday, January 03, 2020      50 comments

Dear Henry is seven months old . . . and just getting sweeter with every passing day. Of course, he thinks this is the BIG dog bed . . . and i... Read more
Unique
Thursday, January 02, 2020      26 comments

The comments on yesterday's blog about not striving to be special were really great. Lots to think about. Thanks PHEBESS in particular!! In Western society, we put an enormous focus on "specialness" and "uniqueness". It's in part derived... Read more

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