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You don't have to be a golfer to love this story
Friday, May 07, 2010      13 comments

I don’t know who authored this but I find it an uplifting read… Someone read my thoughts and put them into words. Thank you to whoever authored this. While we tried to enjoy one of the greatest golf tournaments in the world, all we we... Read more
When Insults Had Class
Wednesday, May 05, 2010      13 comments

These glorious insults are from an era before the English language got boiled down to 4-letter words. The exchange between Churchill & Lady Astor: She said, "If you were my husband I'd give you poison." He said, "If you were my wife, I'... Read more
Ny newest Great-Nephew
Monday, May 03, 2010      12 comments

Introducing the (big) little fella that made his entrance into the world in the hospital lobby after a 20 minute labor: Lochlin Percy MacDonald 8lb.15oz Mom, Dad,... Read more
The Graduate
Sunday, May 02, 2010      18 comments

For my friends who have not read some of my earlier blogs I am pleased to introduce my nephew Wade. Wade recently graduated to become a member of the Canadian Armed Forces, following a life-long ambition. Wade never wavered in his goal or care... Read more
Real Courage From A Real Hero.
Friday, April 30, 2010      9 comments

You're a 19 year old kid. You're critically wounded and dying in the jungle somewhere in the Central Highlands of Viet Nam. It's November 11, 1967. Your unit is outnumbered 8 -1 and the enemy fire is so intense, from 100 yar... Read more
Things I Learned In My Childhood (to Warm Your Funny Bone)
Wednesday, April 28, 2010      12 comments

1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE: "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." 2. My mother taught me RELIGION: "You better pray that will come out of the carpet." 3. My m... Read more
Good Night Mr. Miko
Friday, April 23, 2010      27 comments

Thank you for for all t... Read more
The New Store
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      11 comments

Photo of my new boss, Murielle, owner of Natural Foods & Therapies, and our first customer. The accountant is in the background behind the counter setting up the registers and computer. ... Read more
Whirlwind Day
Saturday, April 17, 2010      10 comments

Wow. 24 hours can sure make a difference. I went for a job interview on Friday that I fully expected either not to get or to decline if offered. WRONG. I am happy to say that I accepted a position to run the retail aspect, admi... Read more
A "Good" Chocolate Truffle Cheesecake
Monday, April 12, 2010      10 comments

Happy Birthday to me! Tweaking a rich recipe to drastically reduce calories, this entire cake comes in at less than 4500 calories (12" pan). So why not add some of ... Read more
First Anniversary Blog: The Year in Review
Thursday, April 08, 2010      9 comments

I'm not a joiner by nature. I am generally very content being "alone" and only have a couple of people I call friends. I have a very close family though: we are always there for each other without criticisms or condemnations. A year ago t... Read more
A Most Amazing Person and a Humbling Experience
Monday, April 05, 2010      44 comments

Once in a while if we are lucky, or in the right place at the right time, we have an opportunity to meet an amazing person. I had that honor in 2005. I met the "girl in the picture," Phan Thi Kim Phúc. ... Read more
Had a Wonderful Day
Friday, April 02, 2010      8 comments

Yesterday was probably one of the best days I've had so far this year. As I posted on my daily message thread I - won my first 20 log in points - received a larger income tax refund than I had anticipated - bought a new 26" HD LCD ... Read more
Interesting Study Findings
Friday, March 26, 2010      1 comments

SparkPeople knew this all along, but it's nice to see reports published in such prestigious journals like JAMA. healthandfitness.sympati
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My Strong Mr. Miko
Thursday, March 25, 2010      5 comments

Just a quick update on Mr. Miko. He is still with me, and the ravages of his disease show, but he is so strong and hanging on. I have him on some meds that the Vet said is not a miracle but may help to lower his liver levels. They were 5 ... Read more

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