Category Archives: Thinking Out loud

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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Refilling the G Quotient

I have blogged about this before, because it really seems practical and useful. Giving thanks, being grateful, and the G Quotient aka Gratitude Quotient in you life may correspond with how happy you feel.Feeling grateful is a fantastic way to … Continue reading

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In My Life, There are Moments

Thanks for visiting my blog, I have been remiss in regular posts for awhile, I apologize. When things are happening I pull into my shell a bit. I will likely post some information about Live Kidney Donors in the near … Continue reading

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Reality is a breath of fresh air 

Certainly I love palm trees, and ocean waves but right now it’s winter, officially so in a few days, and I prefer reality. There was a period, long ago, when I was unable to enjoy fresh breezes, and sunlight due … Continue reading

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