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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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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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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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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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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Lets Focus on Preparing Nutritious and Tasty Meals for awhile

It's a busy day today.  Massage with Karen at 1:00 and Spa 901 Half price waxing Wednesday at 12:00.  I've already spent the first four hours of my morning on miscellaneous tasks like getting ready, downloading files for my accountant, drinking and  re-stocking water into my pretty jug,  getting lunch set-up for later this afternoon …

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You can own the gym but you have to give up chocolate first!

Monday workout with Sarah and  I'm told I can "own the gym" and get some tone in my body from our workouts and it will only require that I work hard AND give up chocolate.  I never used to be a fan of sweets at all but over this long cold winter I've embraced a …

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