Author Archives: dfolstad58

About dfolstad58

I live in the South Okanagan. BC. I enjoy reading, exercise, toastmasters. spending time with my son, my daughter, & her husband , and my patient wife. Enjoy my second experiment with blogging. thanks.

I just called to hear your voice

Tania and Linda were inseparable in high school. They met at the top of the hill near Tania’s house at precisely 8 every day so they could walk together. At school they had different class schedules but they sat together … Continue reading

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You Sunk My Battleship – http://wp.me/p19pY3-1N8 When I was a child, I had black eyes and close calls just like most kids of my generation. As kids we were oblivious to everything our parents did for us, as it should … Continue reading

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Something to Ponder

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Originally posted on fourth generation farmgirl:
Before Christmas, I read an article along the lines of self-empowerment and jotted down some highlights that made an impression.  I know I’ve heard much of this advice at one time or another, but…

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No more bullying!

I know that today is not pink shirt day, Today is a day that the United Nations organization has decided to promote as ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY, March 1st that is. This started me thinking about Discrimination which in my mind … Continue reading

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Way back in 76 they were right

Way back in high school I was told by a girl I knew what kind of person I am. She was right about me. She used the “H” word, and I didn’t mind too much. It’s not a bad thing, … Continue reading

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Refilling the G Quotient

I have blogged about this before, because it really seems practical and useful. Giving thanks, being grateful, and the G Quotient aka Gratitude Quotient in you life may correspond with how happy you feel.Feeling grateful is a fantastic way to … Continue reading

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In My Life, There are Moments

Thanks for visiting my blog, I have been remiss in regular posts for awhile, I apologize. When things are happening I pull into my shell a bit. I will likely post some information about Live Kidney Donors in the near … Continue reading

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Analysis of Donald Trump’s Inaugural Address

Originally posted on Manner of Speaking:
On 20 July 2017, Donald John Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. He takes office at the end of the most acrimonious campaigns in recent history, and with…

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Shared from WordPress – Reflections with nature

DEER BAY – http://wp.me/pLLdK-kV8 This is one of my favorite blogs. Included in this post is a YouTube by the author and he shares his thoughts as he sits in the cold cold reflecting Waters of deer Bay. I hope … Continue reading

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A friend

Originally posted on Momentary Lapse Of Sanity:
For the last few days I have been thinking about how we define ourselves. Dad, brother, doctor, cowboy, nerd and as much as I try to avoid labels there is one I would wear with pride. Friend. That’s it, a … Continue reading

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