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Fall Challenges
Saturday, September 13, 2014      6 comments

I am back home and ready to get back sparking. And running. Let things slide for a little to long so am far from my goals but I've worked hard before and meet my goals.... The kids are still off school of due to a teachers strike. An... Read more
Tuesday, August 19, 2014      5 comments

Quick update... In Scotland again... Lots of walking and sightseeing... More walking. Fabulous highland dancing.... Wonderful pipe bands... My sons band placed 5th in novice juvenile... The top band from outside if Scotland in their grade!... Read more
Summer Plans
Wednesday, May 15, 2013      1 comments

This summer will once again be busy.... I am following my kids on the Highland Dance/Pipe Band circuit of BC/Pacific Northwest.... We will be in Victoria, Comox, Costa Mesa, Bellingham, Coquitlam, Kamloops, Silverstar and Enumclaw (Seattle) this... Read more
Thursday, December 13, 2012      4 comments

I am unlikely to write many paper Christmas cards... its something that I struggle to get done... so its very unlikely to happen.... But if I could just get organized, the... Read more
Plan between BLC20 & 21....
Tuesday, December 04, 2012      3 comments

My plan is to keep with my current routine as much as possible. Eating lots of fruit, veggies, and skipping the breads... Drink lots of water, and herbal or green tea.... Also limiting the deserts, but we don't generally eat those at home... Read more
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      4 comments

In the past year I lost both my grandmothers.... My Gramma (dad's mom) passed away on November 14, 2011 and my Gram (my mom's mom) passed away on March 31, 2012. I m... Read more
My Bagpiper
Friday, October 05, 2012      5 comments

A little different schedule today... instead of going to school, my son headed up to the university and spent the day with a group of amazing role models. He went to support the graduates and play at convocation. Todays band was from across th... Read more
Looking for Balance
Friday, September 28, 2012      4 comments

Just a few thoughts.... it is hard. The year I lost nearly 100lbs, I gave up sewing (for the most part) and I let the mess in the basement take over... Now I'm trying to lose the weight I put on in the past year or so. I don't want to give... Read more
BLC 20 - Before photos
Monday, September 17, 2012      5 comments

Here are two photos from my trip to Scotland.... At Fort William At the top of the Wallace Monument -- All 246 steps! ... Read more
BLC 20! Back to it!
Wednesday, September 12, 2012      13 comments

I have way too much to lose but so much to gain. I can do this again! I know what to do and I will do it... First -- I promised myself today that I won't go to Starbucks (or any other similar location) unless someone else invites me to ... Read more
BLC Summer Break Plans
Monday, July 16, 2012      6 comments

My plans for the summer break are to keep my diet as healthy as possible when I'm travelling and to get as much walking in. I am travelling and away most of the summer -- at home only 11 days from June 29 until Sep 4! I will keep eating ... Read more
A week of walking
Friday, July 13, 2012      6 comments

This week I have been with the kids at Silver Star Mountain at Piping Hot Summer Drummer -- a camp for Bag Piping, Drumming and Highland Dance.... It is located in 4 buildings in the village centre and I parked my van on Sunday and haven't moved... Read more
School Talent Show - Irish Jig (video blog)
Friday, June 29, 2012      5 comments

My 9yo dancing her favourite dance!... Read more
Some photos from the School Talent Show
Friday, June 29, 2012      6 comments

All ready to do the Irish Jig (Highland Dancing) Look at her "Bell Clicks". She still has a ways to go to get to Championship level, but the power... ... Read more
My son - piping (video blog)
Thursday, June 21, 2012      6 comments

At my daughters dance recital last night, my son was asked to play his bag pipes. Sorry no movies of the girls, they were never on stage solo and I don't feel right posting other kids photos... Read more

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