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Book sale
Thursday, January 13, 2011      4 comments

Yesterday was the monthly book sale. It is at a side porch of one of the galleries in town - boxes and boxes of books, sorted alphabetically by author around the sides ... Read more
Spark anniversary - has it really been 3 years?
Wednesday, January 12, 2011      10 comments

Three years ago I first heard about Sparkpeople and decided to check out the website. It looked totally different from any other site and I signed up... got the e-mails but didn't really get active on the site till mid April. In the 3 years... Read more
Tuesday, January 11, 2011      5 comments

Yesterday I got a lot done in the office and I feel I am making progress :) Tax forms today - friends of ours are making a trip north and will drop the forms in the mail for us. In the afternoon we went for a grocery run and found some great ... Read more
Had to look twice...
Monday, January 10, 2011      5 comments

The morning brought a beautiful sunrise over the bay as I was doing my yoga session. The usual animal soup - cats, dogs, rabbit and then a slew of competing warriors and revolved triangle. All that without falling over! Progress :) After my... Read more
Yoga - strange crackles
Sunday, January 09, 2011      7 comments

Despite a later start than usual, I got my work out clothes on and got on the floor and did a yoga session. This one was monkey pose, straight leg hamstring stretch, head to knee and needle, as well as the usual warm up and cool down with dogs, ... Read more
Chicken fajitas
Saturday, January 08, 2011      9 comments

Yesterday I made chicken fajitas for lunch - bell peppers, purple onion, jalepenos and salsa sauteed with chicken strips, served in warm tortillas with rice and salad. ... Read more
Friday weigh-in
Friday, January 07, 2011      6 comments

This morning I was up early and did my 4th yoga session of the week - seated twists, reverse planks, dogs and cats, crouch, bound ankle and the usual warm up and cool downs. My knees still creak but my hips were much better. ... Read more
Too cold to kayak
Thursday, January 06, 2011      5 comments

The last week or so it has been cooler and this week we have had cloudy weather. It feels so much chillier without sunshine and it's a damp chill here which gets in my bones. There is a kayak outing planed for this morning but one look outside a... Read more
Early start
Wednesday, January 05, 2011      6 comments

This morning I was wide awake at 5:30 pm and after a while I decided to get up and get my day going. I did the "half moon" session of Namaste Yoga and it felt great. Not too many creaks, only my knees a few times and my left hip joint popped onc... Read more
Stairs to the office
Tuesday, January 04, 2011      1 comments

Our office is in a loft in the garage downstairs - that means down the outside stairs to street level and then up the stairs in the garage. I use the bathroom upstairs in the house, rather than the one in the garage so every trip makes for anoth... Read more
Monday, January 03, 2011      7 comments

Yesterday we went out with our friends on their boat and had a wonderful time. Whilst out we got a message that we had an offer on the beach house. By evening we had a deal!!! Finally some property SOLD!!! We had a great winter there last year b... Read more
Fun start to the new year
Sunday, January 02, 2011      6 comments

Yesterday morning we had some friends come over for coffee and in the afternoon we went to our neighbour's house - they had an open house to celebrate the new year. It was fun to catch up and also meet new people. The 2 little grand daughters (3... Read more
New Year's Eve (pics)
Saturday, January 01, 2011      14 comments

We had a wonderful time last night at the dinner dance. We met up with bunch of friends and met lots of new people as well. The food was fabulous: crab bisque, beef wellington and chocolate mousse cake :) There was a band playing 60's rock .... Read more
Food pics and weigh-in
Friday, December 31, 2010      6 comments

I didn't take a picture of the fish I cooked for our friends the other night but yesterday I made a very similar dish and took a picture (just for you Mel!) I tried... Read more
Fun evening with friends
Thursday, December 30, 2010      4 comments

Last night we had friends over for dinner. It was great to catch up and share the wonderful fish DH caught on Monday. I sauteed it butter with peppers, onion and jalepenos, drowned it white wine and let it steam before adding 2 generous tablespo... Read more

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