Moxie Anyone?

I have moxie Do you? My grade 11& 12 typing teacher Mrs Flegg was a very interesting woman and now that I reflect on it, she was much more than met our very inexperienced eyes. I know now that those charming suits with the short frayed jackets were probably Chanel or at least a really …

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Nice Calvin, Sweetie!

husband walked by me this morning slapped me in on the ass and said "nice Calvin".  Before smiling and walking away. well here's the story (as an aside:, no photographs of my Calvin will accompany this post) Here's the story Back when I returned from my trip to Portugal my husband met me at the …

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What’s Your Favourite Thing To Do?

I'm inspired this morning to talk about hobbies on this Canadian Thanksgiving morning.  Many people celebrate this holiday in Canada with friends, family and dinner on Sunday night.  We are celebrating tonight, Monday. I will be preparing a prime rib roast with carrots, Yorkshire puddings ( store bought but no less delicious for it) potatoes …

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Snow on the Three Sisters – Seriously?

The summer has been interesting here in my little corner of the world.....it's the first full summer I have spent  entirely anywhere except the house I grew up in.  In the beginning there were warm sunny days.  Remember May 24 weekend I planted flowers with Lenka and now they are flourishing and over-flowing their boxes.  …

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Feeling Good and stealing frozen pork

Yesterday, a local said to me  while at the gym "This must be the the best you've ever felt in your life?"  I said "no, I've definitely felt better".  She looked disappointed.  Her point obviously was since she sees me at the gym several times a week, I must feel great and then made the …

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Pause to just breathe if its not too smoky

It was a quiet Weekend in the mountains and we were just hanging out with each other.   Going for lovely country dives, listening to books.  Taking a pause to enjoy the slow pace and each other.Life has gotten very busy lately and its good to remember to love yourself and each other in these moments …

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Are you happy?

I've pondered this question quite alot these past few years.  happy?, content, fulfilled? However you define it. Will Smith posted a discussion he had with his wife Jada on this topic and it was very enlightening. http://hauteliving.com/2018/02/will-smith-jada-pinkett-smith/651889/ As a couple they believed early on that coming together as a couple would somehow make them happy …

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Nobody’s life is perfect.

Nobody's life is perfect, says my Mom to me in her light Scottish accent.....and she is so right.  If you are the kind of person that's really tough on him or herself, take that advice on board. Life isn't easy and it's unpredictable --- and maybe you are too, so perfect is not a likely …

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