Category Archives: okanagan related

Taciturn Tuesday Morning

It rained last night, and the streets were wet when I peeked out the front window curtains before dawn arrived. Today the sides of the valley are wearing scarves of cloud, and I can see snow is now visible up … Continue reading

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Tongue-Tied (almost) Tuesday

In the last few days I have been walking along both the north end (Okanagan Lake side) and the south end (Skaha Lake side) of Penticton.   When I walk I inevitably stop and take pictures, I don’t listen to music, … Continue reading

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Nature is kind in October

I don’t know what the weather is like in October where you (kind reader) live, but Mother Nature has been kind here in the first month of autumn. Autumn began September 23 and my last swim in Okanagan lake was … Continue reading

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In the News; Against All Odds

Last September, after  I restarted dialysis after about 31 years with my kidney transplant from July 1987, I wanted to raise awareness about organ donation.  That lead to my calling the Penticton Western newspaper, and a reporter interviewing me and … Continue reading

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Ben, Bread, and Inspiration about Living

This post is in memory of an amazing man, I was just a customer but he let me be his friend;  his wonderful cooking, his passion for healthy food that meant he followed his heart to create Walla Artisan Bakery … Continue reading

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Maybe I should eat first

Two days ago, I woke up early, as usual, about sunrise and it was raining lightly so I decided a short walk for a coffee (a reward for getting up early and exercising) was in order. Mornings are always nice … Continue reading

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