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 and am able to thank readers for their encouragement on what they liked and suggestions on what they would like to see me try in order to improve.

A COVID Christmas message

Originally posted on Robby Robin's Journey:
This is an unusual Christmas post, but then again this is Christmas in a year like no other. This season is a time that’s meant to bring joy, and this year we have…

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Three Little Random Thoughts – X0X0X

Dwayne reached the top of the viewpoint, and found the bench.  He didn’t need to wake up as early this time of year to catch the sunrise.  At first the sky only lightened gradually, and so did his mood as … Continue reading

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Christmas in Penticton – 1905; Real History

Thank you for visiting “Life and Random Thinking” Here where I live in Penticton, the public library and the museum are located in the same building. When I entered the building this week I saw and copied information posted by … Continue reading

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Unarmed, and Risking Their Lives

Thank you for visiting Life and Random Thinking today. – David ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ After another freezing night, sleeping outdoors in a trench and wishing they were anywhere but where they were, the German soldiers stood up, and were instantly vulnerable to … Continue reading

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A Lesson about Light I learned this week

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
This week I learned a lesson about light from a rabbi. I’m not Jewish but I was invited to a public lighting of a menorah candle. The rabbi spoke warmly, and genuinely to…

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Three Little Random Thoughts #5 – Blood, Bullets and a Bull Moose

Welcome to Life and Random Thinking ♥ I hope you enjoyed the two parter posts recently with insights into the depression bank robbers – Bonnie & Clyde, click here for Part 1. I know I found the posts interesting and … Continue reading

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