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.

Unexpected Benefits of Toastmasters

Originally posted on The Bob Angle:
Back in the spring of 2006 I joined a local Toastmasters club, and in retrospect, this was probably one of the better decisions I’ve made in my life. I should have joined much sooner.…

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HOW TO GET A HUMMER TO LAND ON YOUR FINGER

Originally posted on Welcome to Tofino Photography:
I’ve noticed that the Hummers go into a feeding frenzy near sunset.I suspect they do it at sunrise too but I’m too lazy to find that out? I wondered If I could get…

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Tea for 75, Invitation to join us

Hello to my fellow bloggers, and blog readers. It is a gusty cool day in the Okanagan today and on days like this I like a cup of tea in a china mug.  The hot water goes in the cup, … Continue reading

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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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