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Too Much Make Believe

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
I planted grass in my back yard nearly a week ago. Not sod. I threw an abundance of grass seed and covered it with lawn soil and then I did a little jig…

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Article: In British Columbia, a burgeoning wine region that’s showing its muscle

In British Columbia, a burgeoning wine region that’s showing its muscle http://flip.it/eTtJxU Something different today, The Washington Post article highlights my corner of tne world, and I live smack dab in the middle of the valley, where the traffic is … Continue reading

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Love You and Leave You

My Mom, Lillian, connected to everyone in her life in different ways. She talked regularly on the phone with her many friends, and her family and her way of ending the call was to say “I’m going to love and … Continue reading

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Classic but true

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
I remember my grandma (Baba) teaching me manners when I was just 5 or 6. She took me to a hotel in Kindersley, Saskatchewan and bought me a cola. I think it was…

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Finding Your Sweet Spot

I agonize trying to find the “sweet spot” in many areas of my life, and maybe you do also. If you golf, or play baseball then the sweet spot is that spot on your club or bat where you hit … Continue reading

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Not just survival, someone gave me life

Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
When someone said yes, allowing their loved one’s organs to be donated, it did not mean I was going to survive, no it meant I was going to live again. Today I celebrate…

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Greetings, Hello, Hi There

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Originally posted on Life and Random Thinking:
This Muppets skit is priceless but so hard to explain to anyone else.  But if you are in on the joke…………..then you get to laugh about it with your friends through imitation.  That…

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Testing and More Testing

Originally posted on 5th in Line to Donate a Kidney:
Day one of testing finally arrived. My day began at 7:30 am, in the lab.  I was finally able to rid myself of the big, cold, full jug and None…

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5 Ways My Recovery From Kidney Donation Was Nothing Like What I Expected

Originally posted on Leaving it better than I found it.:
I haven’t posted a blog in quite some time. In the weeks since my last entry I’ve been struggling with how to depict what my recovery has been like. I…

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Snow wonder

  The air seems a little more blue this time of year, and snow wonder is all around. I went walking a few days ago and took some pictures of Okanagan lake (above) and included a couple pictures from when … Continue reading

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