Monthly Archives: December 2012

Some pictures from 2012, plus one

I woke up this morning to snow coming down, it looks like Christmas out there but it is time to take down the Yuletide decorations. It isn’t too deep but it is wet and heavy snow so I burned some … Continue reading

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Simple Words Say it Best

I know I have mentioned it before,  I have been reading the books of Alexander McCall  Smith and they take place in Botwana. The heroine in the series I have been reading called No. Ladies Detective Agency is Precious Ramotswe. … Continue reading

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The last blog post of 2012, maybe

Plans are nothing; planning is everything. – Dwight D. Eisenhower  Kayaking in Parksville, B.C.  This is the time of the year, the days are short (literally short of daylight) before a new year begins. Sports channels are picking the best and worst … Continue reading

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We need an umbrella

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Photograph of suspended candy-colored umbrellas over an Águeda street in Portugal, by design studio Ivotavares / photographer Patrícia Almeida Photograph of suspended candy-colored umbrellas over an Águeda street in Portugal, by design studio Ivotavares / by…

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We are going on holiday

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Snow Canyon, Toyama, Japan Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Toyama, Japan / unknown photographer

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Perspective and Attitude

So much seems to be perspective and attitude. Definition of Perspective: A mental view or outlook. I noticed that a billionaire gave away 500 Million to charity today. That’s fantastic and I applaud the good that the billionaire will create … Continue reading

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Afternoon cinema The Hobbitt

When I was young, my parents would treat me to Saturday afternoon at the movies. The movies were much less expensive in those days, and the films were less sophisticated but other than that, not much has changed.     … Continue reading

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Christmas is coming

Christmas is coming, and I am looking forward to celebrating the season with my family. I am fortunate as Christmas for me is a time of celebration and hugging the ones the love literally or electronically if they are miles … Continue reading

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Like Music & Recycling – Mozart from Garbage

I was totally impressed by the music these kids create with recycled materials. This band is from the country of Paraguay, – just peek your eyes to the right to see where it is in South America.   Ok, you … Continue reading

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John Lennon & Pearl Harbour

It’s December and even as I look forward, I find myself also looking backward.  Not a good thing, you fall down a lot, you bump into things and you fail to live in the moment.  I have to try harder … Continue reading

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