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. I try to respond personally to every comment on my blog, and in this way I hope to get to know my readers a little bit and say thank you for their encouragement and suggestions.

Reader Input please – Name your Monkey

Dear Friends, Family, and Fellow bloggers,  You may already know I am one of those people who like to memorize songs and quotes. It comes in useful in speeches or impromptu discussions. Not to say that I memorize whole speeches … Continue reading

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July 1 was extra special this year

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Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
? July 1 is Canada Day, ironically I am writing this on July 4 which is USA’s national day. Allow me to say that over the years of travels to the United States,…

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It’s been a long hard day, and I’ve been working like a dog

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
Have you had a long hard day? or do you just like this song and recognized it right away? Did you start to sing it and did you smile?  This post  is dedicated to…

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Easily Cut Your Stress by 50%

Life is probably stressful for nearly all of us.  The causes of stress are simply too many to list or this would be a very, very long blog post. Good news though, I think it is possible to reduce stress … Continue reading

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Don’t blame me! Blame Albert Einstein

I think I like vacations for the same reason you do.  On my vacation I try to relax and coast through the day. I don’t measure my vacation day on what I accomplished.  When I am home,  I try to … Continue reading

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In healing – what the doctor didn’t tell you

After a major surgery of any type, doctors will tell you that you need rest, and extra protein to assist in the healing of tissues. They could be right; I have never been accused of being a doctor. But just … Continue reading

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