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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Awesome Mountain Pug: A Day in the Life

Roop wakes up in our bed if he didn't get kicked out during the night for bad behaviour.  He sits at the end of the bed and stares at the closed master bathroom door that his male human is behind (we'll just call him Alpha Male or Alpha to keep it simple) Alpha is having …

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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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Failing the Bail on Fresh Friday – and it feels so good

I didn’t feel like working out on Friday and had managed to somewhat gracefully bail when  I got busted and my husband reminded me that today was not my day off -- that's Wednesday. So I did an 11:00  workout,  early for me and Sarah decided to shake me out of my funk by changing …

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An exercise routine…..

It's been quite a week here in my little town, at my house, what with cake, ice-cream and random acts of kindness and all.  But through it all there is a routine and mine includes exercise at least four times a week for at least an hour.  The actual exercise program changes from day to …

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