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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Silly Little Pleasures!!
Sunday, July 05, 2020      33 comments

This isn't going to be a kayaking opportunity soon . . . DH is tap dancing to beat the band, meeting urgent++ deadlines: and I've been there myself and I know just what it feels like. (And: I'm helping all I can, both with the professional stuf... Read more
Happy Independence Day, American Spark Friends!!
Saturday, July 04, 2020      28 comments

emoticon American Sparkies' expressions of good will to Canada on Canada Day July 1st were so much appreciate... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Treats!!
Friday, July 03, 2020      33 comments

A Sparkie friend blogged recently about not going to MacDonald's for her usual breakfast -- and how hard it was to substitute in eggs or oatmeal prepared at home, even though that would be faster and less expensive for her. I commented th... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Quiet quiet quiet
Thursday, July 02, 2020      35 comments

Such a quiet Canada Day here yesterday!! (And thank you, Sparkies, for all your good wishes for Canada!!) We were mostly at home. DH (who hasn't yet retired . . . still working until December 31) is tap dancing to meet various urgent dea... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I AM CANADIAN!!!
Wednesday, July 01, 2020      50 comments

It's Canada Day!! Canada is 153 years old!! But my Canadian flag flies every day on my front verandah . . . and in my heart too!! I'm singing... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Just another day . . ..
Tuesday, June 30, 2020      49 comments

. . . . maybe not in Paradise, but still in this very nice part of the world! It's hot and sunny. I've been out watering plants, on the front verandah and front flower beds and back deck and high deck, And trying to teach Henry ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Kayaking!!!
Monday, June 29, 2020      31 comments

Yesterday, we finally got out for the first kayak of the season!! And . . . once we'd hauled our kayaks out of the garage (they are bright blue "Lifetime Lotus" from Costco, so pretty but little more than adult toys) we had to acknowledge o... Read more
Asymptomatic COVID-19 and "Immunity Passports"
Sunday, June 28, 2020      32 comments

ca.news.yahoo.com/asympt
omatic-covid-19-findings-d
im-080000191.html I think many of us have been hoping that those who contracted COVID-19 without symptoms would have acquired immunity. And that those who reco... Read more
Making Decisions as the Economy Reopens
Saturday, June 27, 2020      38 comments

On both sides of the border, we're seeing a sharp uptick in COVID-19 cases with the reopening of the economy. People are perhaps becoming complacent about their chances of getting ill . . .or just tired of the lock down . . . or just ready for... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Augie Turns 20! World's Oldest Golden Retriever!!
Friday, June 26, 2020      52 comments

www.cnn.com/2020/06/25/u
s/oldest-golden-retriever-
august-trnd/index.html A kind Sparkie friend alerted me to this wonderful news!! Yes, that's Augie (more formally, "August") in the middle, surrounded by her... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts When My Thinking Is "Off" . . .
Thursday, June 25, 2020      27 comments

Following up from that blog about having a nice life now: I've finished watching that 4 hour+ Cathy Casey/Michael Neill conversation, "Things To Know Before You Get Famous" (so tongue-in-cheek). www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
ge_public... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Gardening!!
Wednesday, June 24, 2020      47 comments

My wonderfully fragrant and floppy "Bessie" rose is blooming with unusual abundance this year and sending marvellous perfume in all directions. Eac... Read more
Is It OK to Have A Nice Life Now?
Tuesday, June 23, 2020      32 comments

I've been listening to a great conversation between Michael Neill and Cathy Casey called "Things to Know Before You Get Famous"!! It's about four hours long altogether and I've been taking it slowly with lots of pauses: so I'm only about half w... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Happy 41st Anniversary to US!!
Monday, June 22, 2020      71 comments

The way we were . .. And . . . the way we are still pretty much now!! (Although this picture was taken a few years ago . . . ) ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Handsome Henry!!
Sunday, June 21, 2020      58 comments

By popular demand and in response to the comments on my So Spiffy blog . . . here are a few pictures of dear Henry in his new rolled red leather collar and leash and also wearing his absolutely wonderful red Easy Walk harness (which has changed ... Read more

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