Tag Archives: Coffee

A cup of Coffee and a book

My morning today had a sunny beginning with one dear and another deer.  Of course I refer first to my dear wife Susan, and the second of the four-footed type, this deer was chilling in our neighbour’s back lawn outside … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Buns & Peanut Butter

Today’s post is the 4th instalment of Ravi’s story.  The first post was Spread Your Wings .  After I wrote that post, the next two instalments (part 1 and part 2) were what happened the day Ravi left home.  Ravi … Continue reading

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Eat Sweet, and Talk Sweet

It’s been a long time now since we had our Rotary student, Kivilcim,  who lived with us for six months.  Our own daughter, Mandy, was also in Rotary, but in Sweden at the time. Kivil was bubbly like a songbird … Continue reading

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I Love a Coffee Shop that’s Nauti

I occasionally visit the big coffee establishments, there are really just two in Canada and both are international.  But they don’t have the warm of an independent coffee shop. Without being negative about the “giants” I want to share my … Continue reading

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I’m a Stranger here to place called Earth

I imagine no one will believe me when I say I met an alien from another planet sitting in Starbucks. It could have been a dream or was it? A tennis goddess, asked to sit at my table and wanted … Continue reading

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Stop the day, let’s rewind back and start over

Every day I glide out of bed, smile on my face at 5:30 just before the alarm goes off and I feel refreshed, energized and exuberant to face challenges and daily chores. You think I do?  You neither eh?  Everyone … Continue reading

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