Category Archives: Attitude

I’m A New Me

Donna at Retirement Reflections wrote a post outlining a Retiree’s Job Description.  I think she nailed it perfectly in highlighting the roles, responsibilities, and skill sets to be a successful retiree. In our comment exchange, we talked about the need … Continue reading

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Practicing What I Preach

When I get restless, I tend to start poking around looking for something new to do. It’s been both a curse and a blessing because sometimes I get entangled in things that I probably should have left alone.  However, since … Continue reading

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Finding *Extra* In The Ordinary

Have you ever woken up in the morning feeling grouchy for no apparent reason? That’s my world today as I nurse my coffee and a simmering growl.  There’s no particular explanation for it – I slept well and I feel rested.  There … Continue reading

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It’s A Struggle

For the past couple of days I’ve been browsing through my photo library looking for inspiration for a story.  Anything. … but I’ve been coming up with nothing.  What do you do when the most creative thing you can come … Continue reading

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It’s the Best of Times

Just in case you should start to think that this year has been all doom and gloom for me, I need to balance the scales … for there has also been great joy. On Thanksgiving Weekend, our oldest son Jordan and his … Continue reading

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Musings On A Rainy Day

So far, this year has been full of various trips, falls, misses, and failures – some of them figurative, many of them literal.  A few of them I’ve talked about here, but most of them I haven’t. There has been one … Continue reading

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No, It’s Not Important

It’s Thanksgiving Weekend in Canada.  Like our American cousins, this is a time when we should be reflecting on all the things in our life for which we are grateful.  The markets are exploding with the abundance of nature’s harvest and … Continue reading

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A Bone Of Contention

Earlier this summer I wrote a post about my cycling accident and the broken collarbone that caused all my summer plans to come crashing down. I held out hope for 8 long weeks that by mid August I would have my summer … Continue reading

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Having The Last Word

Cemeteries are peaceful and calm oases chock full of local history and stories of people long gone. One can also find a smile. Found today at the Necropolis – one of the oldest cemeteries in Toronto.  

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My Life As A 3-Year-Old

It’s been 2 weeks {my, how time flies when you’re having fun} since my bike crash when I broke my collarbone. In the blink of an eye, I regressed from a highly active and independent woman of mature years to … Continue reading

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