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When is a rotisseried chicken not a rotisseried chicken?
Sunday, August 11, 2019      7 comments

When it is NOT cooked on a rotisserie...... When I was young and learning to cook, a chicken baked on a rack in the oven was called a BAKED chicken. In the past 3 days, I came across at least 3 (or 4) recipes that were called rotiss... Read more
It's over
Saturday, August 10, 2019      4 comments

After struggling to move all the furniture and making sure there was access to the windows, and totally exhausting myself in the process, I had to wait until almost 4 pm today for the maintenance rep to come. And then he wanted to just stand at... Read more
Busy day today and it's not over yet.....
Thursday, August 08, 2019      2 comments

I have spend the afternoon working on moving stuff away from the window for the landlord to comer in and inspect the installation.... Which of course means moving other stuff around to make room for the furniture I have having to move, lol ... Read more
Window inspection on Friday
Thursday, August 08, 2019      5 comments

In February, the landlord replaced all of the windows in the building (it was soooo cold that day, I was bundled under several blankets and still froze! Why do they always pick the coldest day of the year to do these kinds of repairs? No... Read more
Heritage Day
Tuesday, August 06, 2019      5 comments

Most provinces (if not all) have a statutory holiday declared for the first Monday in August. In Alberta it is called Heritage Day. My BIL picked me up about 12:30 and first we went to Wal-Mart where I am looking for a new pair of slippers... Read more
Costco again
Sunday, August 04, 2019      3 comments

Sis wanted to pick up one or 2 things at Costco, so I went with. Costco is too far from bus routes so if I want to go, I have to go when they are going. I didn't do much food shopping today, mostly cleaning supplies, but I did get the canned d... Read more
Power went out for a few minutes
Saturday, August 03, 2019      2 comments

I don't mind when the power goes out during the DAYTIME, but I absolutely HATE at night and I can't find my way over to the flashlight without stubbing my toe(s) I was just logging on to Spark and the whole apartment went black. As in pitc... Read more
Time flies
Thursday, August 01, 2019      5 comments

So here it is, only a couple of hours from August 1st. In late June and early July, it is daylight until well after 10 p.m. and sometimes I don't even bother to close my curtains overnight. But tonight I just looked out my window and realized ... Read more
more on the toe, shopping and making plans for next Monday....
Wednesday, July 31, 2019      4 comments

I got some open toe compression stocking and wore those today. I just used a regular sock to cover the toes, and it worked very well. My toe did not hurt at all today which is a good thing. Someone suggested that I use a bandage to cover the... Read more
returned 2 important calls today
Monday, July 29, 2019      4 comments

When I switched banks a year and half ago, I could not transfer all of my RRSP's to the new bank as most of them were locked in until April of 2020. But I was able to transfer a small amount that had just matured. Well my investment clerk call... Read more
"A grown up Daddy's birthday"
Monday, July 29, 2019      4 comments

The little girls were so excited when they saw Grama and Grandpa (and me) get out of the car they were jumping up and down yelling "they're here", "they're here." We visited for awhile and played with the kids. The one girl speaks so quiet... Read more
More on cabbage
Sunday, July 28, 2019      3 comments

I was so exhausted yesterday and napped most of the day, so I never got my cabbage packaged up and stored. So early this morning I put the dehydrators back on in order to offset any moisture from humidity..... Then this afternoon I put the ca... Read more
I spent some time today.....
Friday, July 26, 2019      5 comments

I spent some time today tidying up and putting things away. I don't always put things away when I am finished with it and it can become quite cluttered. I let it go too long so today was the day....... Read more
I needed the rest!
Friday, July 26, 2019      4 comments

So exhausted today. I went back to sleep after my home care worker came and left. I cat-napped most of the morning and was awake for a couple of hours and got my kitchen cleaned up, and then watching some TV, I fell back to sleep for another c... Read more
Both dehydrators running.
Wednesday, July 24, 2019      4 comments

My home-care worker was sick today so the replacement came about an hour later than usual. I decided that gave me enough time to have a cool shower. Boy did that feel good, but the feeling did not last long. Between the high temp inside the a... Read more

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