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Greatness and Eeyore

Greatness and Eeyore

I don’t know who the quote is from but I found it compelling.  “Instead of expecting love from someone else, try loving Yourself Authentically, Unconditionally and most importantly, Profoundly. The way you love or treat yourself dictates or defines how others are to treat you. 

Potato Chips And A Mandoline

Potato Chips And A Mandoline

  One of the things I have always thought would be amazing to do would be to take a knife skills class or course. The one where they teach you how to chop and slice like a chef without cutting yourself. The other reason I 

Road Trip Within BC And Amazing Poutine

Road Trip Within BC And Amazing Poutine

As Spring arrives my thoughts turn to road trips and travel.  With Covid still affecting touring, today I am going to reflect on a particular road trip heading into the interior of British Columbia.  Our journey took us to a great gem in the Cariboo 

Spring And A New Challenge

Spring And A New Challenge

It is starting to look like Spring here on the West Coast of Canada and I love it!  Seeing the green peek out on tree branches and the tulips, crocus and snowdrops start pushing themselves up out of the ground makes me smile.  Those little signs 

Valentine’s Day And A Choice

Valentine’s Day And A Choice

Do you celebrate Valentine’s Day?  Do you get/receive presents, flowers, cards, sweet treats or go out for dinner?  Or do you think Valentine’s Day is over-rated?  Maybe you don’t have or want a special someone currently. I think the idea of Valentine’s Day is great.  

A Galvanized Tub And A True Hero

A Galvanized Tub And A True Hero

Picture if you will a blond haired toddler with big blue eyes and an impish crooked smile. A little boy who loves life and loves his family. One who plays in the cool water of a galvanized tub in the backyard during the heat of 

Gardening And A Green Thumb or Black Thumb

Gardening And A Green Thumb or Black Thumb

As far back as I can remember my parents had a big garden and a greenhouse.  My Mom would start planting tomato, cucumber, peppers and any other vegetable of choice in January or February as seedlings indoors.  Over the years she tried various containers to 

Batch Cooking And Square Containers

Batch Cooking And Square Containers

Since I work outside the home I find weeknight meals can sometimes be rushed or when I go to make that “perfect” comfort food meal, I am missing one or more key ingredients.  For me, I have found making a menu of things I want 

You Are Stronger Than You Think And A Bobby Orr Puzzle

You Are Stronger Than You Think And A Bobby Orr Puzzle

Do you ever wonder how some people just seem to be able to succeed at whatever they do?  Or have you ever tried to figure out how some people manage to reach and exceed their goals?  Even more importantly, ever thought:  “I could never do 

Intentional Living and Making A Plan

Intentional Living and Making A Plan

As I sit to write this blog post I wonder what kind of year 2021 will be for me. I wonder what kinds of things I will do, what new things I may learn, where I might go. My one wish for 2021 is that