Monthly Archives: October 2019

Tongue-Tied (almost) Tuesday

In the last few days I have been walking along both the north end (Okanagan Lake side) and the south end (Skaha Lake side) of Penticton.   When I walk I inevitably stop and take pictures, I don’t listen to music, … Continue reading

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Nature is kind in October

I don’t know what the weather is like in October where you (kind reader) live, but Mother Nature has been kind here in the first month of autumn. Autumn began September 23 and my last swim in Okanagan lake was … Continue reading

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In the News; Against All Odds

Last September, after  I restarted dialysis after about 31 years with my kidney transplant from July 1987, I wanted to raise awareness about organ donation.  That lead to my calling the Penticton Western newspaper, and a reporter interviewing me and … Continue reading

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Cake around the corner !

A few days ago I posted a post called Pass The Muffin !   with photos  which could have been confusing, because the pictures from my 60th birthday in 2018 as in last year. 🙂 What a different situation it was … Continue reading

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Pass the Muffin!

A year ago I celebrated my birthday surrounded by kind family and friends who joined together to make my 60th birthday special despite being forced by my kidney transplant failure to return to dialysis. Wow, it was so amazing that … Continue reading

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Istanbul – In front of Hagia Sofia

Originally posted on Flavia Vinci:
Hagia Sofia has millions of visitors every year, it is undoubtedly a masterpiece of the Ottoman Empire but I desperately fell in love with the Fountains and Mosaics located right in front of its entrance.…

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