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First Garden Bouquet
Sunday, April 17, 2016      18 comments

We went out for a hike at a conservation area: such a warm afternoon. Lots of birds, lots of buds on the trees: we're exploring with a view to futu... Read more
Mumsy Jeans
Saturday, April 16, 2016      31 comments

It has been SOOOO long since I bought myself new jeans. Probably 8 years. By which I mean blue jeans for everyday wear. (I have bought black jeans. I have bought corduroy jeans for winter: multiple pairs of the terrific Joe Fresh line which I... Read more
Loafing
Friday, April 15, 2016      26 comments

Bought myself some new camel-coloured loafers last weekend (in sale, natch). And today I'm going to be taking them for a spin around a block or ... Read more
Peregrine: I'm Baaaaaack!!
Thursday, April 14, 2016      29 comments

I could hear him this morning, early. I took the binoculars out on the back deck and there he was, in the very top of our maple tree, with his ... Read more
Sunny Music
Wednesday, April 13, 2016      32 comments

We've got a weather forecast of sunny days and climbing temperatures coming up: by the weekend, we're expected to hit 19C! Amazing!! And I love sunshine. When I was a little girl, my Mum was always singing, songs like: "You ar... Read more
What Do Rich People Do Every Day???
Tuesday, April 12, 2016      26 comments

www.businessinsider.com/
rich-people-exercise-every
-day-2016-4 According to Business Insider, they exercise. Every day. Cardio, to get the heart pumping and oxygenate the brain! Staying sharp so they can keep on w... Read more
Activity-Equivalent Food Labelling
Monday, April 11, 2016      25 comments

ca.news.yahoo.com/food-l
abels-exercise-needed-burn
-183000192.html How many minutes do I need to run to burn off this bag of potato chips? If the label told me, would that help discourage me from buying it and ... Read more
Amoris Laetitia
Sunday, April 10, 2016      21 comments

The joy of love. On Thursday April 8 Pope Francis issued a thoughtful and compassionate 256 page proclamation on this topic. How amazing that it's available for downloading: I've got a copy on my iPhone right now and have been reading... Read more
WATERMELLEN Pizza!
Saturday, April 09, 2016      23 comments

Check it out, new wallpaper on my Spark page: so delicious and so simple and so pretty (that's unsweetened coconut on top). And in my photo gallery you can check out the pizza box label and me enjoying a slice if you like . . . I'm b... Read more
Shared Wisdom
Friday, April 08, 2016      19 comments

What a deluge of shared wisdom and comfort was triggered by my blog yesterday. Thank you all -- and I hope to thank you more individually over the weekend. Is aging saging as one dear Sparkie suggests? Well maybe, sometimes anyhow: and I... Read more
Old Age Pensioner
Thursday, April 07, 2016      41 comments

Twenty-five years ago when I turned 40 was a totally traumatic event. Forty!! I was out of the workforce, having had to give up my tenured college teaching job to care for a very ill baby. Although mothering two young children was the most i... Read more
Not My Food
Wednesday, April 06, 2016      36 comments

Oh my goodness. How many times do I have to relearn this one? Multi-person meeting at our office Monday. Lots of goodies brought in. Lots of ... Read more
Goldfinch!!
Tuesday, April 05, 2016      30 comments

How amazing, to see a goldfinch in bright buttery yellow summer plumage, against a snowy backdrop! Goldfinches don't migrate: they spend their ... Read more
O Magazine: Your Best Body
Sunday, April 03, 2016      36 comments

The April issue of O magazine features Oprah and nine other ladies each of whom wants to lose weight. It's related, no doubt, to her Weight Watchers venture. And I most sincerely wish her and the other nine all the best. But: the indicato... Read more
Gratitude for Heimlich Stories
Saturday, April 02, 2016      21 comments

Thanks, Sparkies, for your well wishes and your own Heimlich reminiscences. I HAVE Heimliched (if that's a verb) my own son successfully on two memorable childhood occasions: hard lollipops while running, both times. DH has schooled hims... Read more

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