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Moustaches – On Demand – for a Loonie

April 30, 2013


When I was a small child and learned to appreciate the smallest treasures, it was over-the-moon exciting to plop that dime or quarter into the coin slot, give the knob a good crank and peek into the drop cavity for a gum ball, a plastic novelty, or perhaps a handful of penny candy. I was too […]

No Time to Get Sick

March 4, 2013


Honk. Wheeze. Snarfle. Cough. I have done my darndest to steer clear of the majority of winter viruses floating around, but I finally succumbed to picking up something a few days ago. Being sick blows. My nose also blows – and drips profusely. My temperature fluctuates as much as our old electric stove did. My chapped lips feel […]

Post-Vacation Reality’s Hard to Embrace

February 12, 2013


Returning to cloudy skies, cold temperatures and about ten inches of snow still in the back yard was difficult to adjust to after our time in Hawaii. Today was the first day back at the gym after vacation time and healing from a wisdom tooth extraction (bonus). I fully recognized that it would be a […]

Another Year Passes – A Virtual Toast to the New Year

December 31, 2011


Looking back at 2011, I have found that it was a year of blessings followed by concerns, obstacles followed by relief. All told, there were many more positives than negatives and I am grateful for all the experiences. Connections with loved ones was probably the biggest repetitive theme over the last twelve months. The year […]

Baby it’s cold outside….and I’m S.A.D. about it.

November 16, 2011


The first dustings of snow have already hit the Okanagan Valley and my middle-aged, achy joints are telling me that I better brace myself for the predicted cold that’s coming. (Don’t I sound like an ol’ codger?) Along with adding another layer of clothing to my morning ritual, there’s now a daily breakfast dose of light therapy […]