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More bad news but perhaps I learnt something this time.
Saturday, January 14, 2017      4 comments

Well as some of you might know, (at least I thought I had alluded to it one time or other here), my Dad died 7 years ago after a battle with Alzheimer's (amongst other demons- its a terrible evil disease), Now I found out my Mom is getting sicke... Read more
Some bad personal news
Tuesday, January 10, 2017      8 comments

I went to donate plasma today but the machine screwed up (its supposed to stop collecting plasma into the bag before it begins to draw red cells) well it didn't do that and as a result if their machine screwing up and THEIR protocols, I cannot d... Read more
more "interesting things" in the wonderful world of sparkpeople.
Monday, January 02, 2017      1 comments

I know I may be putting things here that either irritate make the reader think I am totally obnoxious or worse. Only I have probably a different (and drier ) sense of humour perhaps a keener sense of irony. I notice that a LOT of the emails from... Read more
Sunday, January 01, 2017      6 comments

For what it's worth I would like to wish all a Happy and Prosperous New Year. May all of your losses be on the scale.... Read more
An overwhelming sense of Ennui
Friday, December 30, 2016      7 comments

I don't know if its just advancing old age but it seems like every New Year is just the same as the last one with less and less to look forward to. I guess I am mostly to blame for my rut but that doesn't make it any better. I just recall feelin... Read more
A family emergency possibly averted
Wednesday, December 28, 2016      5 comments

My mom phoned me up as she had been out of hospital for the last week but was given multiple prescriptions and was getting confused so I took her to the pharmacy and fortunately she was able to get it straightened out and she is going to get her... Read more
Oh lungs mine enemy !!
Tuesday, December 27, 2016      5 comments

Well I am NOT sure what I did when I bought this contraption on Ebay ( can I say that out loud?)- from the stern warnings from the manufacturer's it made it sound like only " duly authorized" persons could own this (you would think I was buying... Read more
Another Lazy Day
Monday, December 26, 2016      5 comments

It was Boxing Day up here (one of the only holidays "we" get as a consequence of being a Commonwealth country I suppose but you in the US still get MORE than we do per year). I guess I am going to have to get into something of a routine even ... Read more
Merry Christmas
Sunday, December 25, 2016      10 comments

I would like to wish ALL of my friends on here (especially those who actually regularly read these) a Very Merry Christmas and you can worry about overdoing it in the new year.... Read more
turned up again
Thursday, December 22, 2016      4 comments

Made supper again I was told that was good yet again I was the only one eating even though I thought it was healthy, Sausages with black beans, canned tomatoes, mushrooms and sauerkraut (not a lot just a partial jar) Claimed it was "burnt" seeme... Read more
not a lot to say
Monday, December 19, 2016      5 comments

Well it finally warmed up here (was actually above freezing as opposed to what it was last week (--22 F with the wind chill- gee that sounds warmer than metric does) I could stand it being a little bit colder as the streets get slipperier when i... Read more
one step forward ten steps back
Saturday, December 17, 2016      4 comments

Was starting to clean up some things including an ancient broken tool bag (an attaché style tool bag mad in Quebec by j e lortie ) why I kept it this long I do not know _ I had it since I brought it home from work in 1988 It was had a broken lid... Read more
Took today off
Friday, December 16, 2016      4 comments

Took today off as I have had enough with work and the cold. Ended up going to the hospital as my Mom has been in since Tuesday. She is doing much better as she had fluid in her lungs and was put on medication and had up until today oxygen. Stay... Read more
not a good day
Wednesday, December 14, 2016      4 comments

In spite of all the crap I usually have to contend with at work etc., it really hadn't started out being that bad of a week all things considered. But then I got word my Mom is in emergency as she has fluid on her lungs (amongst other ongoing he... Read more
more woes
Sunday, December 11, 2016      5 comments

Still didn't sleep all that great last night- also my shoulder is really starting to act up (not sure I want the inconvenience and cost of going back to physiotherapy but it doesn't feel like its getting better) I thought laying off the weights ... Read more

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