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.

Travel Back in Time With Me

Dear Reader, thanks for visiting “Life and Random Thoughts” today. Travel back in time with me to just a few weeks ago, before this cold snap – it’s Zero degrees today, then it was warmer. It’s mitts and toque time … Continue reading

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WDYB – Membership Matters

Today I want to ask you to think about Membership ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I felt a little bit crazy this morning when I got up at 4:42 A.M.; sunrise wasn’t until 7:34, the house was dark, the floor was cold. Just in … Continue reading

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Autumn and Inspiration from Thomas Iland

The sun was shining yesterday as my wife and I enjoyed a drive in the autumn light. We drove about 30 minutes east so we could visit Keremeos, and a favorite fruit stand. The people there are friendly, we bought … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving October 2020

Welcome to Life and Random Thinking, I appreciate your interest in my blog. – David Canadian Thanksgiving is always the beginning of October, and it’s a colourful time of year in Canada. Tomorrow October 12 is the official Thanksgiving day. … Continue reading

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Brand New Season

I lay awake this morning and realized that today I embark on a new season of my lifelong production, my 62nd season. I am glad I was renewed for another year. There have been changes of course, the theme song … Continue reading

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Sun and Smoke

The Okanagan valley has a little bit of high smoke blowing from the south today, but during the last few days, we have enjoyed some lovely blue days; blue skies and blue water. When out cycling along one of our … Continue reading

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