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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts OKM: Trigger Words!!
Monday, July 20, 2020      32 comments

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al.asp?blog_id=6689786 ONEKIDSMOM has a devoted following here at Spark People and my goodness it's so clear why! What a great blog she's written on a timely to... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Foolproof Feedback
Sunday, July 19, 2020      27 comments

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cast/ I generally enjoy Michael Neill's "Caffeine for the Soul" podcasts, and the recent "Foolproof Feedback" was interesting to me. Particularly in conjunction with the "Selfless Selfishness" co... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Henry on a High!!
Thursday, July 16, 2020      52 comments

Much as Henry enjoys our early mornings on the front verandah, he's also a big fan of the third floor deck off our bedroom at the back of the house.... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Two More Years??
Wednesday, July 15, 2020      60 comments

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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sobering News
Tuesday, July 14, 2020      37 comments

Oh yes. Early morning. Sitting on the verandah with dear Henry and DH and sipping coffee and reading the newspaper. It's a beautiful fresh temperature with the slightest bit of cooling breeze. Billowing my Canadian flag. Wafting t... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Breathing Space!!
Monday, July 13, 2020      38 comments

My DS (who works in far northern Ontario as a bush pilot, and whom I haven't seen since Christmas and miss very very much) sent me a glorious orange cattleya orchid for Mother's Day. The blossoms smelled wonderful, kind of coconut/pineapple per... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Emotional Vocabulary
Sunday, July 12, 2020      50 comments

Scanning an article on Artificial Intelligence and the development of "acting" robots in my National Post this morning, I came across the idea that what makes us human is our ability to experience emotion. Apparently robots cannot do that . . ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Gentle Rain
Saturday, July 11, 2020      33 comments

Although we've had severe weather warnings -- and having survived a severe tornado back in 1985, I take them seriously for sure!! -- our rain, once it started, has been gentle. A little sprinkle Friday . . . and then rain starting sometime... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hot Hot Hot
Friday, July 10, 2020      43 comments

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xhs3Qklz5a0 Yes, it's too darn hot . . . sing it Ella!! Love those Cole Porter lyrics!! And you may remind me of my complaint in February!! Dear Henry prefers to sit on the cold cemen... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts AVOID Frailty
Thursday, July 09, 2020      37 comments

www.cfn-nce.ca/frailty-m
atters/avoid-frailty/ A full 81% of Canadians who've died so far from COVID-19 were residents of long term care homes. No question: we need to improve our standards of care in these resid... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts To Track Or Not To Track . . . ???? Shout Out to JEANKNEE!!
Wednesday, July 08, 2020      30 comments

I really enjoyed the comments on yesterday's blog -- where I celebrated how DOVES EYES so neatly linked resilience to more intuitive nutrition approaches. And that evoked a really interesting comment from JEANKNEE!! With all her scientif... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Shout out to DOVES EYES on Resilience!!
Tuesday, July 07, 2020      23 comments

I really appreciated the wisdom of DOVES EYE's comment on that resilience blog yesterday! She wrote: "Resilience has only come in the last decade for me, in working on my weight it exposed my thoughts and feelings about myself. Was I the... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Resilience
Monday, July 06, 2020      54 comments

We hear a lot about resilience as something we "should" cultivate. Collectively and individually. Earnestly and diligently. The economy "should" bounce back when we "return to normal" -- a normal that we may yearn for nostalgically, that ... Read more
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

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