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Are you going to join us?
Thursday, August 20, 2015      19 comments

Ask SLENDERELLA and GABY. Join them on a pink Beck reboot. www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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al.asp?blog_id=5981677 Yes, I am. Yes I'm in!! Not going to blog at length day by day -- but alwa... Read more
Disrespect
Thursday, August 20, 2015      35 comments

Have you noticed people noticing disrespect? Seems to be a new meme: maybe even a new industry. My goodness, what fragile flowers we're becoming. (Possibly replacing, "I'm just not comfortable with that": as an excuse for not doing whate... Read more
Wonder Tracker
Tuesday, August 18, 2015      23 comments

OK then, here's a kind of syllogism in hypotheticals: If happiness doubled by wonder is radical gratitude; And if radical gratitude can help us experience consciously that feeling of satiety and enoughness; And if conscious expe... Read more
Gratitude: Happiness Doubled by Wonder!
Monday, August 17, 2015      19 comments

www.thestar.com/opinion/
commentary/2015/08/17/the-
path-of-gratitude-and-comm
itment-marmur.html This evening sittin... Read more
Hot Pink Soup!!
Sunday, August 16, 2015      19 comments

It's hot hot hot here. Gonna be 90F ++ today (33C in "Canajun, " but gotta say I still think in Fahrenheit too). And that's why cold soup requiring NO cooking is on the menu. My go-to is gazpacho: but (frankly) it's way too popular w... Read more
Addiction: Disease or Choice?
Saturday, August 15, 2015      19 comments

My Toronto Globe and Mail has this morning an excellent review of Marc Lewis's new book on this topic, "The Biology of Desire". Lewis, a neuroscientist, University of Toronto prof and former addict (20 years) defies this conventional dichotomy ... Read more
Sparkly!
Friday, August 14, 2015      21 comments

Lost a lot of jewellery (as well as all the electronics) with the July break in at our house. Nothing so very precious, except to me I suppose: but pearls and lapel pins (some rhinestones and some semi-precious) and all DH's cufflinks including... Read more
Clean Teeth!
Thursday, August 13, 2015      18 comments

Don't you just love a trip to the dental hygienist? Sure I floss and brush regularly -- and use the totally neat Sulcabrush thingy too. But: the professional cleaning and polishing does an incredible job and I feel like I'm starting ov... Read more
Love my work . . .
Wednesday, August 12, 2015      20 comments

Yup, it's stressful a lot of the time. And adversarial. High conflict, no kidding. And people do experience such grief and loss. From which they cannot be protected. But having said all that: it's worth doing. And even thou... Read more
Nasturtiums
Tuesday, August 11, 2015      23 comments

One of my faves. And (although this is not my picture) I can't remember a summer when I haven't had them growing in my garden. My grandfather ... Read more
Fresh Week
Monday, August 10, 2015      18 comments

It's August 10! And a brand new fresh week stretches out in front of me. In some ways by fall 2014 I'd felt I missed most of the summer: just working too hard and not drinking it in. And so I vowed that this summer I'd deal with diff... Read more
Much Better Thank You!
Sunday, August 09, 2015      17 comments

Really appreciated all the comforting comments and helpful suggestions on yesterday's "food hangover" blog: and yes, it really is a hangover, just as if I'd drunk too much or (and I have never used drugs, not even one time, but I can imagine . .... Read more
Ate Too Much Yesterday . . .
Saturday, August 08, 2015      24 comments

About 500 calories more than my "upper range": just under 2,000 for the day. I don't do that very often. But when I do, I wake up the next morning (today) feeling yucky. Especially because most of those excess calories came in the... Read more
Gaaaaaah!!! Another Bat!!
Friday, August 07, 2015      21 comments

Swooooooooooooooping around the kitchen this morning -- there I was , placidly sipping coffee and reading the newspaper, when I just caught it out of the corner of my eye. Rapid departure to the laundry room, with the door closed. Leaving ... Read more
Pink
Thursday, August 06, 2015      21 comments

"In the pink": does anyone still use that phrase, to mean "feeling absolutely healthy"? I do feel "in the pink" today!! Lots of rest, enough exercise (although wish I had headed out to the golf course after work last night) and optimum n... Read more

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