Reflect on the Old, Plan for the New

Life sure is interesting. I started working at age 14 at my local McDonalds. I worked cash on various shifts and got promoted to Hostess (that's usually the job given to the the person that does the kids birthday parties. At my store I rolled out the Ronald McDonald helium tank and made balloons for …

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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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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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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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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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