Category Archives: Thinking Out loud

Starting every day successfully

How I start my day with respect to breakfast. Is breakfast is the most important way to start your day so it is successful? A dietary presentation I attended talked about breakfast and how sugary cereals or other breakfast sandwiches … Continue reading

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I protested too much

Another disadvantage of getting a little seasoned every day, as in being a grizzled veteran of life, is that you are honest with yourself. Okay, that honesty is a good idea, isn’t it? If you expect a certain result, then … Continue reading

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Arnold Chan – Member of Parliament

Saturday, June 17, 2017 In the Globe & Mail newspaper I read an article written by Laura Stone.  If you want to read the short article – click here I don’t as a rule find my blog inspirations from newspaper … Continue reading

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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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So many shades of Green

Two decades ago I regularly spent long periods in the hospital, having surgery and moving forward hoping for success. Hoping to return to my own bed in my home, my own life, to working even. No needs to remind a … Continue reading

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Unexpected, welcome, and appreciated

  I have discovered that people are surprised by compliments or expressions of appreciation. I don’t mean with family, or your closest friends – they aren’t surprised. I mean the people you see regularly, but you don’t know their birthday, … 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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I just called to hear your voice

Tania and Linda were inseparable in high school. They met at the top of the hill near Tania’s house at precisely 8 every day so they could walk together. At school they had different class schedules but they sat together … Continue reading

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No more bullying!

I know that today is not pink shirt day, Today is a day that the United Nations organization has decided to promote as ZERO DISCRIMINATION DAY, March 1st that is. This started me thinking about Discrimination which in my mind … 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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