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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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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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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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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Mountain views at Dusk

I am so grateful for our amazing house which we purchased within a year of moving to Alberta.  We were looking for a place to bolt to on Friday night after work where we could comfortably stay, play and host friends for the weekend or longer,  So it had to be within a 3 hour …

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Like coming home to an old friend

Awesome Mountain Trainer, Sarah mentioned a few weeks ago that a friend of hers felt this way upon returning to our little town from away. And this got me thinking of old friends - not people but the possessions that mark important points in your life and make you feel something - mostly good.  Small …

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