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January 3
Thursday, January 04, 2018      5 comments

Another cold day. We didn't stay outside any longer than necessary. It was our morning for sewing at Hospice. We took a break last Wednesday. Each resident receives a 39" x 54" quilt and comfort bear when they move in. Most of our supplies ... Read more
January 2
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      7 comments

Up at 6:45 this morning. Left the house at 7:30. Fortunately the roads were dry and traffic was light. I got to Hospice just after 8. My reception partner only lives 5 minutes away and she was already there. I am fortunate to have such a ni... Read more
Happy New Year
Monday, January 01, 2018      8 comments

We slept in this morning and then enjoyed a leisurely breakfast. Both of us spent time reading and watching some tv. I also spent some time thinking about the year ahead, something many of us do at this time of year. Tuesday will be an early ... Read more
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Monday, December 04, 2017      190 comments

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." - Thomas A. Edison No, I haven't given up. Every morning I resolve to do better than the day before. I do the cryptoquote ... Read more
Saturday, November 25, 2017      14 comments

Day 13 - What a beautiful day! It was 53*F this morning. No walks Thursday or Friday. The weather was co-operating but I couldn't convince myself I should walk. Reaching my step goal of 7000 steps is much easier when I walk. Food ... Read more
Day 8
Monday, November 20, 2017      8 comments

I did not walk on Saturday afterall. By the time I got through at the bazaar and the drive home, I was too tired. The weather was miserable. The Santa Claus parade in the next town was delayed until December 8 because it was so wet and misera... Read more
Saturday, November 18, 2017      10 comments

Friday morning, Himself and I along with Wiggles (our little dog) walked to the post office and back. I have walked a mile every day this week. On Monda... Read more
Thursday, November 16, 2017      10 comments

It was cold today but not too miserable. I walked to Danielle's to meet my friend for lunch and walked home again after. I still needed some steps so I went out again for another short walk. I met my vegetable goal. ... Read more
Wednesday, November 15, 2017      8 comments

Today it was my intention to walk to the library. I figured that having a destination would be helpful in keeping my commitment. Unfortunately, it started to rain about the time I planned to walk and I didn't leave the house. After supper... Read more
Second Day of New Streak
Tuesday, November 14, 2017      11 comments

What a beautiful day it was today. The sun was shining and it wasn't too cold. Tuesday is my morning to volunteer at Hospice. On the drive home at noon, I talked to myself about where my walk would be in the afternoon. Unfortunately, Tuesday... Read more
Day One
Monday, November 13, 2017      8 comments

emoticon After yesterday's blog, I continued to think about the changes I need to make. Today went well. Having... Read more
What Now?
Sunday, November 12, 2017      12 comments

I have been feeling frustrated, lethargic and unmotivated. I expect part of it is the change in season. It is my feeling I have SAD (seasonal affective disorder) [diagnosed by me]. I have considered getting one of those special lights but I h... Read more
We Remember
Saturday, November 11, 2017      8 comments

November 11 is Remembrance Day in the British Commonwealth, and Veteran’s Day in the United States. It is a day when we take time to reflect on the cost of our freedoms. I recently learned of a campaign called No Stone Left Alone. Canadian ... Read more
Friday, November 10, 2017      9 comments

This morning I was reading about a suggestion for ways to stop harmful thoughts from settling in. I looked for a picture of a Stop sign. This is the one I am using. ... Read more
Family Picture
Monday, October 16, 2017      12 comments

Our granddaughter was married in June. They got their pictures last week. This is a family shot from our side of the family. Father of the br... Read more

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