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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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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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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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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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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Learning to Fly

Sunday morning. I Think I’ll listen to Linda Rhonstadt’s radio station on Spotify. It’s perfect for a rainy Sunday morning in the mountains. All my favourites. Carole King, James Taylor, Don Henley and wait is that Crystal Gayle?? I’m planning a trip to Toronto in June so I have a few things to do to …

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Finding Equilibrium

Today is so very beautiful.  Sarah is off to a fancy party in YYC this weekend but there is always time for a walk on a day like today.  Last Fall I circumnavigated Maiden Lake in 55 minutes Today it took just 30 minutes including walking down and up stairs to/from the path) and we …

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It is a beautiful day for another roadtrip!

Friday update. My al fresco walking experiment lasted until lunchtime. It is hard to move around a kitchen, making lunch while watching very carefully where and how you step.  So for safety, I retreated to my bedroom and put on one of my AFO's for the afternoon. On another note, just a quick comment about …

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Weight Loss, Walking, Agility and Aging

The woods are lovely, dark and deep,. But I have promises to keep,. And miles to go before I sleep,. And miles to go before I sleep. Robert Frost, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening”   Last night I said no to ice cream and that's not a euphemism.  My husband offered to drive down to …

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Embracing Agility in Managing Change

Yesterday was brilliant.  Half price waxing Wednesday went well and was quick and relatively painless.  Massage was awesome, as usual, afavourite part of the week. Today I have two major and many minor tasks to do.  I workout with Marty at 11:00 and have a portfolio review with my investment advisor at 1:00. I've been …

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