Category Archives: Just being creative

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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On Alert – An Update after the wind storm

Welcome back to “Life and Random Thinking,” I appreciate your visit. In my previous post “On Alert” I shared the apprehension the whole city of Penticton was feeling as we faced the 70 kilometre winds blowing from the south on … Continue reading

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Got to make the Moments Last

Welcome to “Life and Random Thinking“, I’m glad you are visiting. 🙂 David Yesterday I was in a familiar situation, walking slowly up Giant’s Head Mountain, looking forward and not saying much, just taking deep breaths so that I can … Continue reading

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A map is worth 100,000 words

Thanks for visiting “Life and Random Thinking” ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ More than once a day when I am reading and commenting on blog posts, I think “I should share this post!” Today I was reading “Robby Robin’s Journey” and I wanted to … Continue reading

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Just a girl at a campfire 41 years ago

Forty-one years ago. It was the summer of 1979 and I joined a youth group who went into the woods outside Kamloops for a campfire and sing some songs. She was “just a girl at a campfire” and I didn’t … Continue reading

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Power of Words – you already have it

Words, we use them every day and think nothing of it. But words can have power. They can encourage, educate, support, slash or inspire. If you are like me, you probably underestimate the effect that your words have on the people … Continue reading

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