Category Archives: health

Kodachrome World

Yesterday the theme of my weekly Toastmasters Club meeting was Colour. There is so much science about color, cultural perceptions about colour that are specific to different parts of the world. I also learned that color blindness is much more … Continue reading

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The answer to “What is the Process?”

I find it strange almost everyone would accept a organ transplant if they needed one, but the majority of people have not taken 5 minutes to confirm being a organ donor.  I understand some racial groups are especially notorious for … Continue reading

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Watching the People Go By

In the sunny burg where I live, Penticton, on Saturday mornings there is a big farmer’s market every week from May to October.  All together it is about 4 blocks of market chaos.  {click farmer’s market  or Penticton to learn … 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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Happiness is …..

If you go to Google Images and type in “Happiness Is” – you will see that Happiness is many things. As I sat enjoying a lemon poppy seed muffin (or 2) this morning, I realized that this also could be … Continue reading

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Not just survival, someone gave me life

When someone said yes, allowing their loved one’s organs to be donated, it did not mean I was going to survive, no it meant I was going to live again. Today I celebrate my re-birth (transplant day) but I am … Continue reading

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Resisting S for the life you really want

Forgive me please my sporadic writing of late. I have a project I am working on that will be concluded soon, but I am jotting down thoughts and ideas for blog posts I want to share, and that I hope … Continue reading

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5-10 Minutes A Day For the Fun of it

I was wondering why comedians like Seinfeld are so successful.  I suspect it is because we are a tad jealous of their ability to let loose, to be over the top. Not only does it seem like a good idea, … Continue reading

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Again, and Again, and Again

Sometimes I read too slow due to distractions and am forced to read over a chapter in a book several times; have you ever done that? You really want to progress when reading a book, the excitement of a book is … Continue reading

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Don’t nearly die first

This post actually came from a speech I gave recently at a Toastmasters meeting; the speech was called”Be Like A Child“. I had failed an attempt to color in an adult coloring book. Instead of being able to relax; I … Continue reading

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