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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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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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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Besties

Through most of my adult life I've had two really great best friends that I dream and travel with. One of our dreams has always been to buy an island somewhere, maybe somewhere tropical or maybe Northern Ontario and run some kind of retreat-based business, each of us doing things we really enjoy, together while …

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