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Grim Reality

I am just one of so many blogs written by retirees – our focus on maintaining an active and relevant lifestyle.  We are not ready or content to sit back idly with our thoughts locked in the memories of our … 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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From Froggie, With Love

The last time I saw my dad was Christmas 1998.  Less than 3 months later, I would get that dreaded phone call.  He died suddenly at the age of 86. In the days surrounding his funeral, I heard many stories … Continue reading

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A Chocolate Tale Of Surprise

Two weeks ago, Canada Post delivered a box to my house. Mail is rare in my neck-of-the-woods, unless it’s a flyer from a local business or some political candidate, so this was a real novelty. The Australian stamps on the box … Continue reading

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