Researching our holiday

Good Day, Its early morning here and I am looking out on a sea of bight green in every shade imaginable.  The little pink wild roses are long gone now and I am left with just the lush green, bushy leaves. And its beautiful.  This morning I am researching places to stay in Lisbon or …

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Home Sweet Home – Its good to be back

Hello, Yeah, its been awhile, Not much How bout you ----England Dan and John Ford Coley It has been awhile since my last post.  I was here and then gone to Toronto for a couple of weeks on my first long distance travel post-stroke.  And now I am back in my little piece of heaven …

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SSTealth – Slow, Thoughtful & Silent walking

I'm "sstalking", trying to correct a bad habit I've developed while learning to walk again .  It started with my first AFO (ankle foot orthotic) - I guess I was just so anxious to get on my feet again, that I didn't pay good attention to  a bad habit I was developing (and neither did …

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Weekends in Fernie with Friends.

First weekend in June and good friends Stu and Janel roll into our little town with kids Grant and Freya It's good to see them. And they always manage to create an awesome vibe wherever they go.  Fun, smart and well-read, there is always good conversation and laughter when spending time with them. Freya is …

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The Goldens Shine Bright!

Today's feature picture is a group of travelers called "The Goldens" four women, two dogs and a sixteen year old who is making a documentary short about their cross-Canada journey (As an aside:  that's 4,636 Kilometres).   Sarah, my awesome mountain trainer just happened to be strolling the Main Street last night and joined us for …

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This week can be anything you want it to

Two posts in one day, sorry (but not really)This morning's  was really yesterday, Sunday's post, but I just didn't get to it.  This one is today, Monday. The beginning of a new week and it can be anything you want it go be.   productive?  Fun?  Busy?  Contemplative?  Or a wee bit of everything just to …

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Flowers, Sun, Mint and over-flowing with happiness!

I know I was going to talk about kitchens today but I can't help it I'm filled to the max with happiness ( in fact, I'm over-flowing) It's so beautiful here in our little corner of the world today. The annual long weekend called May 2-4 is here and this is the weekend when many …

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Beware the Gray Tsunami! You’re It!

This tsunami......  Is it you?  Your Significant Other? A Mother, Father, special Relative or All of these?  I heard the term gray tsunami from my RMT on Massage Wednesday in town - she is recently back from a professional conference in Vancouver dealing with the topic of aging (mostly boomers, who else?) who will soon …

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We’re all getting older, do yourself a favour and plan ahead

There are some things I know now, that if I knew a few years ago I would do or practice to prepare for getting old.  Something I never, ever, thought about, at least not very seriously, in fact I still don't think about it much. But maybe I and you should.  However, after  18 months …

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Freedom? It feels like it

I've been waiting for this day.  Maybe you have too, and you just didn't know it.  As you know I've been seeking a garment, a technique or a tool to help me with the one item that still confounded my independence. Eureka!! I actually "found" it a few months ago but thought I had purchased …

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