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Different Strokes
Monday, October 21, 2019      15 comments

We are all here for different reasons. For many of us it is a safe place to come clean about the habits that weigh us down. For others it is a diversion ... Read more
Edward Gardens
Sunday, October 20, 2019      11 comments

This park connects to Sunnybrook, Wilket Creek, and points south til the lake. The weather was amazing today, a perfect sunny day and it seemed as though... Read more
Saturday Happiness
Saturday, October 19, 2019      15 comments

In my efforts to clear up and clean up before we leave for two months, I have encountered some interesting things. Today our northward facing apartment seemed chilly...and so I decided to use a box of brownie mix. My son will likely take it all ... Read more
A Little Lopsided
Tuesday, October 15, 2019      14 comments

There are still three weeks til we fly out west and I have a routine. If it’s only for a couple of weeks I can put it all together in a day or two. The usual laundry, dusting and clearing up , but we will be gone til January and with no one he... Read more
Saturday Unraveled
Saturday, October 12, 2019      17 comments

After my little hiccup with X rays and throat swabs, I waited... Read more
Miss-steps
Friday, October 11, 2019      13 comments

Oh how easy it is to make a tumult out of nothing. We did have a lovely break this fall already. I saw my Montreal family and we walked on the Jersey shore every day for a week. We finally get home and somewhat organized and it starts...the nons... Read more
My Brain after the Debate
Tuesday, October 08, 2019      12 comments

I watched the whole darn thing. Too many people on the stage , 5, yes Five moderators, interruptions and nothing new. One candidate spewed out the same stuff the papers have been dwelling on, and I doubt I learned anything new. My brain is under... Read more
Home Sweet Home
Friday, October 04, 2019      11 comments

The change in temperature was huge. The drive was something of a challenge ( yes , there was construction ) but my husband is / was a solid road warrior ... Read more
Return to City Life
Thursday, October 03, 2019      14 comments

We had a very long day yesterday. The driving was a challenge and I doubt we eill choose this route again. The change in weather was abrupt. In the area ... Read more
Driving Home
Wednesday, October 02, 2019      14 comments

We decided to try a diffetent route to avoid New York City, and Philadelphia. What fun ! Hardly any signage and one big snafu in Jersey. But we are in Pennsylvania now at a rest stop probsbly near thr Poconos. Probably because the state map is n... Read more
Montreal Weekend
Monday, September 23, 2019      15 comments

The drive from Toronto was made longer by heavy truck traffic on the MacDonald Cartier Freeway, alias the 401. And we used the old highway (2) along the lakeshore to drink in the scenery. Leaves were just starting to turn. That evening we saw my... Read more
Packing and Limping
Thursday, September 19, 2019      12 comments

It’s always busy the day before we leave. Tons to see to...not just the actual packing of our suitcases.we need clothes that are versatile, for warm days and cool nights, city stuff for Montreal plus the athletic gear. So far I have done the fr... Read more
A Little Ukrainian
Saturday, September 14, 2019      12 comments

Both my parents were born in the Ukraine. My father’s family left one by one and became landed immigrants in England. My mother followed a simliar path from Kiev to London. My Dad’s family, in Brighton. Somehow they all found their way to Montre... Read more
Less Stress
Thursday, September 12, 2019      14 comments

It is as though a weight has been lifted off my shoulders. Simply eliminating the dental procedure has made such a difference in how I am feeling. There was so much happening I could not face it. Perhaps this coming spring I will gather up my us... Read more
Too Much
Tuesday, September 10, 2019      17 comments

Certainly you are all thinking, there is too much on my plate. Several have suggested a smaller plate - that does work for me. But this time I am not ref... Read more

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