Category Archives: health

Looking Ahead

My dear wife, Susan, has been with me in my health battles all the way through. Two years ago, when I was too sick to continue without dialysis, she was there to help me resume dialysis after 31 years without … Continue reading

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Blue skies, no smoke and the rain is gone.

I walked today along the south end of Penticton, along beautiful Skaha Lake. The lake was calm, and the skies were silent, absent was the sights and sounds of helicopters water bombing Christie Mountain. Peace reigned, and I was grateful … Continue reading

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Can’t skip practice if I want to win

My son and daughter motivated me to climb Giant’s Head mountain a few weeks ago.  I am glad I did and I have climbed it four more times since then. (To learn more about Giant’s Head Mountain – click HERE) … Continue reading

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Tight-lipped Thursday

Welcome to “Life and Random Thinking” – the owner of which is having trouble remembering the day of the week it is!  Mea Culpa ♥ Instead of Wordless Wednesday, I found an alternate – Tight-lipped Thursday. Thanks for dropping by … Continue reading

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Did someone say Cake?

Today is my ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY of my kidney transplant on April 24, 2019.  My Life is Changed !  Last year I tried to explain the change to my life in a post four months after my surgery and recovery,  … Continue reading

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Jour 16 – Day 16: Gunny Sack of Apples

The time for this post should have been in the past, or maybe this autumn but regardless here it is today.  Opportunities are ahead if stalled temporarily now. It includes some of my thoughts from a speech I shared.  I … Continue reading

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